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Re: kernel for indigo2

To: "Andrew R. Baker" <andrewb@uab.edu>
Subject: Re: kernel for indigo2
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2000 20:48:55 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.1000402133834.24412A-100000@lithium>; from Andrew R. Baker on Sun, Apr 02, 2000 at 01:40:51PM -0500
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References: <20000331194525.A20241@paradigm.rfc822.org> <Pine.LNX.3.96.1000402133834.24412A-100000@lithium>
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On Sun, Apr 02, 2000 at 01:40:51PM -0500, Andrew R. Baker wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Mar 2000, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > Hi,
> > i recently (a couple of days ago) got an Indigo2 Impact and i thought
> > of beginning to bootstrap debian-mips (I already have >900 Package for
> > debian-mipsel) but i cant even boot a kernel. The standard (and old)
> > kernel on oss.sgi.com simple halt the machine after tftp boot - When
> > building a kernel from the current CVS the machine
> > crashes with a UTLB Miss as mentioned in the MIPS-FAQ as the 
> > -N binutils bugs although there is no -N in the makefile.
> > 
> > Does anyone have a working kernel for the Indigo2 ?
> 
> I have not gotten any of the recent 2.3 kernels to boot on my Indigo2.
> The last one I know worked was 2.3.19.  I have not had a chance to sort
> this out yet as I have been out of town for two weeks.  The 2.2 kernels do
> work however.

Could you dump one of the working 2.2. kernels into ftp.rfc822.org/incoming
as i would like to start beginning in userspace ....

Flo
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Florian Lohoff          flo@rfc822.org                  +49-5241-470566
"Technology is a constant battle between manufacturers producing bigger and
more idiot-proof systems and nature producing bigger and better idiots."


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