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Re: Linux on SNI RM300E ?

To: Thomas Kunze <thomas.kunze@xmail.net>
Subject: Re: Linux on SNI RM300E ?
From: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 12:06:47 +0200
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Thomas Kunze wrote:
> Quoting Alexander Voropay <a.voropay@vmb-service.ru>:
> 
> >  AFAIK, the RM300E is an ARC compatible. (?)
> i don't no. i saw something like that on the net. but nothing about that in 
> the manuals
> that i have.

It is, AFAIK. But the woody kernel is for a SGI Indy/Indigo2, not for
RM300E. The linux-mips.org tree has only support for RM200C, adding
support for RM300E is probably not that complicated if it is similiar
enough.

> >  So, try to load "arcdiag" utility instead of kernel :
> > 
> > ftp://ftp.sra.co.jp/pub/os/NetBSD/misc/arc/
> > 
> i've downloaded the arcdiag-0.2 and served it via tftp. but the RM300E don't 
> like that
> file. it only says "Bad magic number". what does this mean 
> (little/bigendian)? 

Wrong endianness. Your machine apparently has big endian firmware.


Thiemo

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