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Re: What kernel to use to install RH on a R4400 ?

To: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Subject: Re: What kernel to use to install RH on a R4400 ?
From: Chad Carlin <chad@dallas.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 05 Feb 1999 15:42:17 -0600
Cc: Alexander Graefe <nachtfalke@usa.net>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Organization: Silicon Graphics Inc.
References: <19990202155147.A1565@ganymede> <19990203043951.D3920@uni-koblenz.de> <19990204154637.B5941@ganymede> <19990205034821.A620@uni-koblenz.de>
Reply-to: chad@sgi.com
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Does this mean that I should be able to use .131 kernel in conjunction with a
local e2fs filesystem with the contents of root-be-0.04.cpio installed on it?
And it should work?

Chad


ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 04, 1999 at 03:46:37PM +0100, Alexander Graefe wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Feb 03, 1999 at 04:39:51AM +0100, ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:
> >
> > >  - the exact screen output.  Especially the register dump following the
> > >    Aiee message is important.
> >
> > kernel 2.1.100 (the one from the HardHat.tgz)
>
> 2.1.100 is known to fail on R4400.  This is supposed to be fixed in .131
> which is why I'm worried about the other bug report.  Your case is obvious -
> use a newer kernel.
>
>   Ralf

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