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Re: Origin 2000 installation

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: Origin 2000 installation
From: David Hansen <>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 13:00:09 -0500 (EST)
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On Thu, 21 Nov 2002, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> The Debian installer support Indys only so a bit of creativity will be
> required to get it to work, I fear.  At least Debian doesn't ship with
> Origin kernel images.

 Is there a preferred distribution/method for Origin installations?

> The good old trick of booting of NFS root, then transfering the NFS root
> stuff to local disk will work though.

 The system does currently have an IRIX installation on it, would it be
easier to use a NFS root method or is there a documented method for doing
this from an existing local IRIX environment?

> The Origin port is fairly broken in CVS right now but I'm fixing it
> currently.  I've posted patches here but let me know when you need the
> patches agains the latest CVS kernel.
> For now there are only mbox archives available on
> in /pub/linux/mips/archives/

  Great, thanks alot for the reply and information. I'll check out the
mailing list archives today.


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