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Re: Set Registers for VR4181A

To: Julian Scheel <jscheel@activevb.de>
Subject: Re: Set Registers for VR4181A
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2003 14:05:30 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 08:16:03AM +0100, Julian Scheel wrote:

> as I wrote a few weeks ago I have a NEC VR4181A-Board, on which I want to get 
> linux running. Currently I have a kernel which should work, but it can't 
> boot, since linux seems to expect that the registers have been already set by 
> the bootloader. Since the used bootloader is a very small one which only 
> proceeds the given files (written by a friend of me) it didn't do this job, 
> so linux tries to access registers, which are not set yet.

Fixinging the few assumptions that Linus is making about the initializaton
state of the machine should be fairly easy.

  Ralf

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