On Thu, 6 May 1999, Harald Koerfgen wrote:
> On 06-May-99 Dave Airlie wrote:
> >> > I want to keep track of the DEC patches from Harald essentially
> >> > without
> >> > have to download the whole tree each time ...
> >> I wouldn't rush yet for R000 based DEC's as I couldn't produce a
> >> working kernel like Harald described.
> Thanks for bringing me back on the floor, guys. Yes, some things have
> changed indeed.
> To build an ECOFF kernel, which can be booted via TFTP or via Ultrixboot
> you have to type "make boot" and you'll find vmlinux.ecoff in
> arch/mips/boot. Yes, elf2ecoff has been hacked to work for DECstations too
> :-). addinitrd unfortunately does not work. No initrd at the moment.
DECstation Linux howto at
http://www.inter.nl.net/users/schnecke/mips/howto.html is accordingly
changed. For now I guess I don't need initrd, perhaps in the future to
boot the 5000/133 from flop, but for now I like this :-) :
This DECstation is a Personal DS5000/xx
Loading R00 MMU routines.
CPU revision is: 00000230
Instruction cache 64kb
Data cache 64kb
Linux version 2.2.1 (mips@schnecke) (gcc version 2.7.2) #1 Thu May 6 22:40:46
Calibrating delay loop... 24.77 BogoMIPS
Memory: 14668k/16380k available (1048k kernel code, 404k data)