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To: Matthew Fredrickson <matt@frednet.dyndns.org>
Subject: Re: your mail
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2001 07:08:31 +0200
Cc: jsc6233@ritvax.isc.rit.edu, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 04:37:47PM -0500, Matthew Fredrickson wrote:

> > hello,
> > Yeah i am trying to compile it while running Irix 6.5. Once i get it all 
> > working I was going to boot into it. Does that make sense?
> > james
> 
> <g>No offense, but not really.  Actually, you'll probably need to start
> off by setting up the x86-mips cross compilers on an x86 linux machine of
> yours and booting the kernel via tftp over the network to get started.  I
> think most of this is covered in the FAQ on the site.  Anyway, I don't
> think it's _ever_ been supported to compile up the kernel in IRIX anyway,
> so your kind of out of luck for that.

You obvious didn't even check.  I assure you that I rarely compile a MIPS
kernel under Linux so if that works, it's coincidental.  Crosscompiling
on IRIX works just fine.

  Ralf

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