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Re: Linux on a 100MHz r4000 indy?

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Subject: Re: Linux on a 100MHz r4000 indy?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 09:06:24 +0200
Cc: Greg Johnson <gjohnson@superweasel.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <001301c10e84$570805a0$0deca8c0@Ulysses>; from kevink@mips.com on Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 07:50:00AM +0200
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On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 07:50:00AM +0200, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:

> I don't have access to old R4000 revision data, and I'll take your
> word for the errata applicable to rev 0422.

There is a cool site on the internet to get such data.  It's
http://www.mips.com/Documentation/R4000_3.0_2.2_PC_SC_errata.pdf :-)

> A am a *little* surprised that such early parts found their way into
> Indys, since the Indy was not the first R4000 platform (I believe that
> honor belongs to the "Crimson" graphics workstations), but it's certainly
> possible.

Agreed.  So far I thought the oldest CPU module we have to worry about
is v3.0.

If somebody has an old 2.2 CPU module for an Indy lying around which he
wants to send to me for debugging such stuff ...

  Ralf

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