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Re: Kernel patches

Subject: Re: Kernel patches
From: (Paul Antoine)
Date: Thu, 23 May 1996 21:19:23 +1000 (EST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Stoned Elipot" at May 23, 96 11:27:27 am
Organization: Softway Pty Ltd
Hi folks,

> >>>>> "Munira" == Munira Rahemtulla <munira@Crissy.Stanford.EDU> writes:
> [SNIP]
> Munira> Could someone provide us with information about what happens
> Munira> in the parts of milo that cannot be distributed?  We have been
> Munira> looking for the definitions of the bootinfo and screeninfo
> Munira> structures because we are trying to simulate what happens in
> Munira> milo.
> bootinfo structure was defined in linux/include/asm-mips/bootinfo.h,
> but since Milo 0.26 is no longer used even defined in kernel's
> includes, we use what we call tgas instead, have a look in milo's
> bitags.c and identify.c, and in kernel's arch/mips/setup.c.
> Fortunately the tags creation process is much more commented in Milo
> 0.27 which I haven't released yet due to lack of time and lack of
> sleep :( Sorry for this.

I have some sample code for the DECstation that creates tags with
config info (it even has some comments).  You could have that if you

Now if I could only get Ralf's nice shiny new kernel to compile for 
the R3000... :-)

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