> Hello, I saw about your courageous attempts to put Linux on
> MIPS: great. We are running Ultrix V4.1 on 2 DECstation 5000 and
> some 3100. Upgrading to a later Ultrix version is even impossible
> with our H/W configuration.
Which is one of the motivations for porting Linux...
> We use Linux on Pentium and 486 and are happy with that.
> Only: we are no kernel hackers. Is there any reason why we still
> should try Linux/MIPS? We mainly develop in C. The system should
> run ftp and www servers, a CuSeeMe reflector, and be an NFS disk server.
There is probably no point in you trying Linux/MIPS for DEC at this
stage if you are not able to help with kernel hacking. We will make a
general announcement when the kernel becomes useful enough for BETA
testing by people such as yourselves.
Here is the web address for the DECstation pages so you can keep a
check on progress as we go:
Paul (DECstation port co-ordinator)
Paul M. Antoine, Net: firstname.lastname@example.org
Softway Pty Ltd WWW: www.softway.com.au
PO Box 305, Strawberry Hills, NSW 2012, Australia Tel: +61 2 9698 2322
Level 2, 79 Myrtle St, Chippendale, NSW 2008, Australia Fax: +61 2 9699 9174
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