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Re: 64-bit on Cobalt?

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: 64-bit on Cobalt?
From: John Tobey <jtobey@john-edwin-tobey.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 14:02:21 -0400
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010409035453.B774@bacchus.dhis.org>; from ralf@oss.sgi.com on Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 03:54:53AM +0200
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On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 03:54:53AM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 
> I admit it's interesting though, mostly for engineering reasons, not
> as a platform.
> 
> > I imagine that I would start by grafting Cobalt's peripheral support
> > code from arch/mips/cobalt (now defunct) and include/asm-mips/cobalt.h
> > into the mips64 tree from cvs@oss.sgi.com:/cvs/linux.
> 
> Somebody else was already working on upgrading the Cobalt kernel to 2.4.

Hey, thanks for the advice!  If anyone's interested, here's a mailing
list for porting recent kernels to Cobalt/MIPS:
http://devel.alal.com/mailman/listinfo/cobalt-22

Best.
-John

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