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Re: I have a DEC MIPS

Subject: Re: I have a DEC MIPS
From: (Paul Antoine)
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 1997 16:31:20 +1000 (EST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Flemming Laugaard" at Aug 10, 97 02:29:18 pm
Organization: Softway Pty Ltd
Flemming wrote:

> I have a DEC system 5000/260, 104 Mb memory, 1,4 Gb SCSI disk, CDrom and
> Ethernet. I'm currently using Ultrix 4.5, but I want it to run Linux
> .... :-)

Understandable, really :-)

> Since it's an DEC system it doesn't have a floppy or graphics adapter,
> so it must be booted from the CDrom (which is no fun when the MIPS dist
> is floppy based ;-) ).

Nope... you can boot from ethernet.  Please see the Linux/MIPS DEC web
site at:

> Can I be of some help in the porting project ?

I don't know... what can you do?

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