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Re: Linux on O2?

To: "William J. Earl" <wje@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Linux on O2?
From: brett <brett@madhouse.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2000 17:42:25 -0800 (PST)
Cc: Bruce Leggett <bleggett@sofamordanek.com>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu
In-reply-to: <14508.41276.408855.988727@liveoak.engr.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linuxmips@oss.sgi.com
well all i care about is the R4000 indigos with "elan" graphics.  i just
happen to have a couple of them kicking around the shop.

b

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On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, William J. Earl wrote:

> brett writes:
>  > Im still wainting to hear anything about the indigo i hear alot of talk
>  > about the indigo2 but nothing about the original blue boxes
> ...
> 
>       The original Indigo was R3000-based.  The I/O is an earlier generation
> of that used in Indy and Indigo2, so some of the driver work could be reused,
> but it is hard to find documentation at this point.  The Indigo R4000
> is pretty close to Indy and Indigo2, so it would not be too hard.  On the
> other hand, there is no work done so far on supporting the "starter" graphics
> on the Indigo R4000.
> 


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