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Re: Deskstation Tyne Raptop R4600 134mhz system

Subject: Re: Deskstation Tyne Raptop R4600 134mhz system
From: Warner Losh <>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 19:02:30 -0600
In-reply-to: Your message of "Tue, 21 Jul 1998 15:30:01 PDT." <>
References: <>
In message <> "Aaron Winder" writes:
: Hey hows it going guys, Just thought I'd email ya'll to find out whats 
: going on with the Linux port for the mips processors.  I've had one of 
: the Deskstation Tyne 4600 units for about 2 years now, and have been 
: trying to get NT installed on it, got an updated bios for it and 
: everything, goes through part of the NT installation then bails, I don't 
: give a hell about NT just thought that Linux didn't have a mips project, 
: just found out it did obviously, and thought I'd get in contact with 
: ya'll , I have alittle bit of users manual information for the tyne, and 
: if there's anyway that I can get an even partially working kernel on it 
: I'd love it....let me know whats up...later

The Deskstation support in Linux/MIPS has decayed away....

In order to run Linux, you'll have to update about half a dozen
smallish routines to cope the tyne's oddities.

OpenBSD/arc supports this machine.


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