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Re: progress, finally...

To: (David S. Miller)
Subject: Re: progress, finally...
From: (Ariel Faigon)
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 1996 20:35:47 -0700 (PDT)
In-reply-to: <> from "David S. Miller" at Jun 1, 96 07:12:02 pm
Organization: Silicon Graphics Inc.

This is very impressive progress. Thanks for the update!

I understand you have the prom pointers. A few that _may_
be relevant are in:

This doc was put together in a rush, any suggestions, requests
for additions etc. would be welcome.

>Ok, I have a complete compilation environment that seems to work quite
>All the tools are GNU, I have gcc/ld/as/etc. setups which can create
>either big or little endian kernels in either ELF or ECOFF format.
>The target format is that used by the existing Linux/MIPS people.
>These tools have been linking kernels for two days, I finally got a
>big endian kernel that sash would eat and it went fine until it tried
>to look for DECstation devices as that is one of the only machine
>types the existing Linux/MIPS kernels support (splat!). ;-)
>For now I'm going to hack the ARC prom code and the SCSI driver in
>parallel and see how far I can get it booting, more to come.
>David S. Miller

Peace, Ariel

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