thanx for your fast answer ;-))
> On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 04:47:42PM +0200, julien wrote:
> > I'm following this list's discussions since many months, and I
> > to get linux running on my Indy box (R4400, Newport gfx)... To do
> > followed standard installation instructions and used the hardhat5.1
> > archive located at ftp://oss.sgi.com/pub/linux/mips/redhat ... I
> > the tftp / bootp / nfs root on a FreeBSD box as we don't have any
> > here, but this shouldn't be a problem, should it ?
> Of course not. You can use any system as the server. When you say
> "standard installation instructions" what does that mean exactly?
> More importantly, which kernel did you use and where did it come from?
by "standard installation instructions" I mean I followed instructions
given in the file ftp://oss.sgi.com/pub/linux/mips/redhat/instructions.
The kernel I'm using is the one included in the archive at
ftp://oss.sgi.com/pub/linux/mips/redhat/hardhat-sgi-5.1.tar.gz ... I
know it's a very old one (2.0x ?), but I didn't find any recent compiled
kernel for IP22. Do I need to checkout the current kernel and cross
compile it ?
> > $0 : <some hexdump> <-- do you need these
> It depends. If this kernel is a newish 2.4 kernel or current CVS 2.2,
> then yes, the dumps are needed to solve the problem. If this is an
> old or ancient kernel you might want to send the dumps anyway but most
> people will ignore you.
Can I try a 2.4 kernel without having to compile it myself ? If yes, do
you have any link where I could find it ? If no, I guess I will have to
set up cross compilation stuff...
Thanx very much for your time
> Keith M Wesolowski <email@example.com>
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