On Sun, 31 Jan 1999 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 1999 at 06:57:15PM +0100, Richard van den Berg wrote:
> > That's because of lack of a.out support of binutils, and as far as I
> > understand will never happen in the official binutils. The solution for
> > this is described at
> > http://www.inter.nl.net/users/schnecke/html/mips/netboot.html
> I removed the a.out support from the binutils because I though nobody
> would have any use for it anymore. Some time ago I discussed this with
> Harald, his answer did was that there would be no real reason to add it
Perhaps because the need for it lasts longer then Harald expected.
> If there is a good reason to add a.out back, just say so. It's
> really a trivial change.
It's only needed to get a DECstation loading Linux ;-) I've build a rpm
package and load that up to decstation.unix-ag.org for as short as it is