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Re: Linux on Indigo2 (IP28) - R10000

To: Martin Leopold <mleopold@tiscali.dk>
Subject: Re: Linux on Indigo2 (IP28) - R10000
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 22:41:17 +0200
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Martin Leopold wrote:
> 
> On 2003.06.10 20:59 Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > > I looked arround your website and saw
> > > "mips64-linux-ip28-2002-06-28.tar.gz"
> > > whoo.. Sounds exiting =]
> > I know it's somewhat outdated. :-)
> 
> Hehe.. I tried it, and it booted. Whopee.. However the kernel-level-IP 
> configuration (BOOTP) fails!? I'm not really sure why - the DHCP server 
> just gave the IP and kernel-image a moment ago. This make me wonder: 
> how far could I get with this kernel? Is it possible that I could 
> actually boot an entire system with this kernel, or is that pushing it 
> a bit?

It happens to work by accident, because the cachelines destoyed
due to the speculative stores don't hit anything important. The
2.5 kernel fails much earlier.


Thiemo

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