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Re: Indy Questions.

To: "Robert W. Current, Ph.D." <current@hel-inc.com>
Subject: Re: Indy Questions.
From: Klaus Naumann <spock@mgnet.de>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2000 17:56:10 +0200
Cc: Linux-MIPS Mailing List <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <NDBBKFBLGLPEBCCACFOHEEKGCAAA.current@hel-inc.com>; from current@hel-inc.com on Thu, Jun 22, 2000 at 20:11:07 +0200
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On Thu, 22 Jun 2000 20:11:07 "Robert W. Current, Ph.D." wrote:
> Is there X support at all?
> http://oss.sgi.com/mips/mips-howto.html says there is NONE.

Yes, there is now one - I'll also update the FAQ today.
You may find it at:
http://honk.physik.uni-konstanz.de/~agx/mipslinux/x/

> http://www.linux.sgi.com/status.html mentions Xsgi running on top of Linux.

Better forget about that ;)
What I heard it never really worked.

> And I've also heard that XFree86 has been hacked to run on the XL frame
> buffer, such as what is mentioned on
> http://www.orcawerks.com/sgi/irix/linux.html

I don't know about that one. But I recommend the one mentioned
above anyway. It's based up on XFree86 4.0 and is maintained.

> Also, there seems to be nothing at all on ftp://oss.sgi.com/ anymore, where
> has it all moved to?

That must be you - the project ftp server is still oss.sgi.com.
See ftp://oss.sgi.com/pub/linux/mips/ - it's all there.

        CU, Klaus

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