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Re: What kernel to use to install RH on a R4400 ?

To: Alexander Graefe <>
Subject: Re: What kernel to use to install RH on a R4400 ?
From: Chad Carlin <>
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 1999 12:20:54 -0600
Organization: Silicon Graphics Inc.
References: <19990202155147.A1565@ganymede>

I'm having similar problems with my R4400. I was trying to boot from
another Indy. Now I went and got a PC and loaded linux on it. This
should put my config as much like everyone elses as I can make it.
Will try the boot later tonight.

I've asked this list for anyone else running linux on an R4400. I've
gotten no responses. You and I may be the only ones.


Alexander Graefe wrote:

> Hi.
> I got as far as booting Linux via bootp on my Indy, but after the
> remote root-fs is mounted, the kernel dies with an "Aieee" and
> something about irq request handler.
> I tried booting with the 2.1.131-Kernel from, but
> that one doesn't try to mount the root-fs via NFS.
> What kernel should I use to actually see a prompt on my Indy ?
> Bye,
>         LeX, determined to get Linux on there :)
> --
> Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum viditur.

            Chad Carlin                          Special Systems
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