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Re: Current CVS (010116) Boots OK

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Current CVS (010116) Boots OK
From: Matthew Fredrickson <matt@frednet.dyndns.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 15:02:25 -0600
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010116210848.5546Z-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>; from macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl on Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 09:17:45PM +0100
References: <20010116192836.A26863@woody.ichilton.co.uk> <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010116210848.5546Z-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
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On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 09:17:45PM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Ian Chilton wrote:
> 
> > Just cross compiled the kernel with GCC 2.95.2 and Binutils 2.10.1 and
> > booted my Indy R4600:
> [...]
> > Linux version 2.4.0 (ian@slinky) (gcc version 2.95.3 19991030
> > (prerelease)) #1 1
> > MC: SGI memory controller Revision 3
> > Determined physical RAM map:
> >  memory: 00001000 @ 00000000 (reserved)
> >  memory: 00001000 @ 00001000 (reserved)
> >  memory: 001c5000 @ 08002000 (reserved)
> >  memory: 00579000 @ 081c7000 (usable)
> >  memory: 000c0000 @ 08740000 (ROM data)
> >  memory: 05800000 @ 08800000 (usable)
> > On node 0 totalpages: 57344
> > zone(0): 57344 pages.
> > zone(1): 0 pages.
> > zone(2): 0 pages.
> > Kernel command line: console=ttyS0
> > Calibrating system timer... 500000 [100.00 MHz CPU]
> > NG1: Revision 6, 8 bitplanes, REX3 revision B, VC2 revision A, xmap9
> > revision AD
> > NG1: Screensize 1280x1024

Does this mean we have support for the graphics hardware on SGIs?  Or is
it still limited to certain Indys?  I have an I2 I've been tempted to try
linux on but been spoofed off by the fact that I can't use my lovely 21"
monitor.  Is a search still being made for docs on the graphics hardware?

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