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Re: 64-bit on Origin (was: 64-bit on Cobalt?)

To: Lukas Hejtmanek <xhejtman@mail.muni.cz>
Subject: Re: 64-bit on Origin (was: 64-bit on Cobalt?)
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 01:25:10 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010413000612.G1256@mail.muni.cz>; from xhejtman@mail.muni.cz on Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 12:06:12AM +0200
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On Fri, Apr 13, 2001 at 12:06:12AM +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:

> So it is possible to run 64-bit application on Origin 200?

In theory yes - if you have any ...

> What's the state of user-land 64-bit applications for that?
> (gcc, binutils, glibc)

gcc - should work.  Binutils - major brain surgery required.  glibc -
64-bit support practically non-existant.

> We have Origin 200 at university and my diploma thesis could be to run true
> 64-bit linux on it. Anyone interested?

  Ralf

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