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Re: Kernel support for R4600 MIPS

To: Russell E Glaue <RE-Glaue@wiu.edu>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu
Subject: Re: Kernel support for R4600 MIPS
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Sat, 27 Feb 1999 17:53:00 +0100
In-reply-to: <Pine.SOL.3.95.990225231407.26058D-100000@ecom5>; from Russell E Glaue on Thu, Feb 25, 1999 at 11:22:16PM -0600
References: <19990222232723.A502@uni-koblenz.de> <Pine.SOL.3.95.990225231407.26058D-100000@ecom5>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Thu, Feb 25, 1999 at 11:22:16PM -0600, Russell E Glaue wrote:

> Okay, I know that the R4600 (Deskstation Tyne) is supported in the Linux
> Kernel.  I saw it in there while browsing around the MIPS ported code of
> the latest Linux kernel.  I also know that Linux was once successfully
> compiled for this processor in the 2.0.2x series.
> 
> Does anyone know if I will be able to successfully cross-compile a working
> Linux kernel for the MIPS R4600 processor with the latest Linux source
> code? I understand that support is not kept up, but is the existing code
> still in a compilable state?

The R4600 is supported, just not the Tyne machine which the processor is
in ...

Hackers wanted.

  Ralf

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