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Re: make netboot/vmlinux.ecoff for Decstation

To: "Harald Koerfgen" <>
Subject: Re: make netboot/vmlinux.ecoff for Decstation
From: Andreas Jaeger <>
Date: 01 Mar 2000 19:41:53 +0100
In-reply-to: Harald Koerfgen's message of "Wed, 01 Mar 2000 19:02:56 +0100 (MET)"
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>>>>> Harald Koerfgen writes:

 > Hi,
 > 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".
Thanks, that works.

Does this mean that the directory arch/mips/dec/boot/ can be removed?
 > BTW, the defconfig-decstation configuration in arch/mips is the one I use to
 > build kernels for my 5000/133.

 > Hope this helps.

 Andreas Jaeger
  SuSE Labs

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