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Re: Indigo R4K and Linux?

To: "Michael W. Folsom" <>
Subject: Re: Indigo R4K and Linux?
From: Victor Kuhns <>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 1999 13:05:16 -0600
Organization: Abba Technologies
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I would certainly be interested in any modifications.  I guess I would
like to understand what the differences would be when the Indigo vs.
Indy boots up through prom to a Linux machine.  I have never been
through the source so maybe its something worth going through.  Any
comments or suggestions?


Michael W. Folsom wrote:
> Victor Kuhns wrote:
> >
> > Hi Guys,
> >
> >         Running Linux on a Indigo R4K.  Has anybody done it?  Our indigo 
> > just
> > locks up when we try to boot off our machine running RH 5.0.  I have an
> > Indy R4k...but have about 10 Indigo R4k's sitting around.  Would be nice
> > to get the Indigo working:)
> >
> > Thanks...
> >
> >         -Victor
> I second that motion!
> I have a stack of R4400 Indigo's with XZ graphics floating
> around and I'd love to put linux on them!  I even have an
> R3000 Indigo with XZ graphics that's sitting idle. That's in
> addition to a couple of R4000 Crimson boxes, but we won't
> get into that now!
> So, the relevant questions are - what's the pain level in
> doing this?  What info do we need to lay hands on to get
> this to happen?  And, as usual the most important question
> is - how can I help make it happen?!?
> Be well,
> Michael

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