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RE: make netboot/vmlinux.ecoff for Decstation

To: Andreas Jaeger <>
Subject: RE: make netboot/vmlinux.ecoff for Decstation
From: Harald Koerfgen <>
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2000 19:02:56 +0100 (MET)
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Reply-to: "Harald Koerfgen" <>

On 01-Mar-00 Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> Reading some old documents on getting Linux running on my Decstation
> 5000/120, I found that you should be able to run `make netboot' to get
> a vmlinux.ecoff file for booting via net [1].

And old they are...

> Could somebody check what's broken and tell me how to get cleanly a
> vmlinux.ecoff version?

Since quite some time I brought elf2ecoff to work for DECstations as well and
the standard way to build ECOFF kernels is now "make boot".

BTW, the defconfig-decstation configuration in arch/mips is the one I use to
build kernels for my 5000/133.

Hope this helps.

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