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Re: Origin 200

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Origin 200
From: <nick@snowman.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 14:59:41 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Lukas Hejtmanek <xhejtman@mail.muni.cz>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20011025121450.A1644@dea.linux-mips.net>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
I didn't notice any huge differences.  My ASIC HUB ran at a different
speed, 120mhz IIRC.  I will try to aquire a single proc module for my
o200.  Lukas: Can I get a copy of your boot messages under linux?
        Thanks
                Nick

On Thu, 25 Oct 2001, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 10:33:33AM +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 08:23:00PM -0400, nick@snowman.net wrote:
> > > Getting it running 64bit shouldn't be *too* bad, however there are some
> > > revs of some chips on the MB which linux currently can't deal with, and
> > > noone is quite sure 1. what revs, 2. why, or 3. anything
> > > usefull. <Grin>.  Could you send a hinv -v from the prom?  Boot logs would
> > > also be usefull (so I can tell if we are haveing the exact same problem,
> > > or just similar ones)
> > 
> > >> hinv -v
> > IP27 Node Board, Module 1, Slot MotherBoard
> >     ASIC HUB Rev 3, 90 MHz, (nasid 0)
> [...]
> 
> Pretty much a standard Origin.  I suspect the problem might be related to
> machines which only have a single physical CPU, that was the only common
> thing between all the Origins on which Linux fails.  And indeed I don't
> think we ever used such a small configuration for testing at SGI ...
> 
> Nick, did you observe any interesting differences to your failing Origin
> configuration?
> 
> Btw, Origin UP kernel is definately broken ...
> 
>   Ralf
> 


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