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Re: Question about SMP NEC RISCServer

To: Nicholas Harring <nharring@webley.com>
Subject: Re: Question about SMP NEC RISCServer
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2002 19:12:56 -0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3C364FDE.9080008@webley.com>; from nharring@webley.com on Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 06:59:10PM -0600
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On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 06:59:10PM -0600, Nicholas Harring wrote:

> I have a question which, while partially addressed in the HOWTO, I 
> wanted to ask here to determine if the HOWTO is 100% up to date.
> I recently acquired an NEC RISCServer 4200 with four Mips R4400 cpus. Is 
> this machine still completely unsupported, or is there work ongoing into 
> getting it to boot
> with four cpus?
> If there is work ongoing, please contact me as I'd love to volunteer my 
> machine and time to help test and so on.

We have no information at all about the NEC hardware.  As the group that
built NEC's systems does no longer exist reverse engineering seems to be
the only way to ever support NEC systems.

  Ralf

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