I don't think the NeTpower is supported so far.
> Dan, I have a NeTpower Fastseries MP (single processor, R4400) and am
> fairly new to Linux as well. I have tried the Hardhat 5.1 image with no
> luck. I am not a kernel hacker and don't have a lot of time to work on
> this but am interested to hear what you find. In addition, I might suggest
> confirming the Endian byte order this box uses before investing too heavily
> in dead brain cells.
I assume the NeTpower was originally running NT, so it most probably is
a ARC-firmware based little endian machine.
Michael Engel (email@example.com)