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Re: DECStation debian CD's

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Subject: Re: DECStation debian CD's
From: "Houten K.H.C. van (Karel)" <vhouten@kpn.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 07:45:52 +0100
Cc: "Houten K.H.C. van (Karel)" <vhouten@kpn.com>, karsten@excalibur.cologne.de, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, karel@sparta.research.kpn.com
In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 17 Jan 2002 20:49:13 +0100." <20020117194913.GB26395@paradigm.rfc822.org>
Reply-to: vhouten@kpn.com
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Hi Flo,

> On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 10:37:30AM +0100, Houten K.H.C. van (Karel) wrote:
> > - delo doesn't work in combination with th 5000/200 PROM ???
> >   (the systems just resets)
> 
> Thats correct - The /200 should ne a REX (non-REX?) prom which is
> basically not supported yet - I havent got a running /200 
> 
> loader/main.c
>      30         /* FIXME We only check for REX but dont handle it right
> now */
>      31         if (magic == DEC_REX_MAGIC) {
>      32                 /* Store Call Vector */
>      33                 callv=cv;
>      34                 rex_prom=1;
>      35         }
> 
> Somebody would need to actually tune a bit for the prom calls for
> read/write of disks and the command line parameters.

Is there any documentation about those PROM's available?

Regards,
-- 
Karel van Houten

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The box said "Requires Windows 95 or better."
I can't understand why it won't work on my Linux computer. 
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