> I tried to run the pre-compiled vmlinux-indy-2.2.1-990226 kernel
> on a SGI Indy (R4600 Rev. 00002020 processor with PROMLIB SGI ARCS
> Ver. 1 Rev. 10) but it has not worked (the INIT process does not
> start). I compiled its source locally, but it did not work either
> (same problem). However, the pre-compiled vmlinux-indy-sound-2.2.1-990526
> runs perfectly.
> 1. What is the difference between vmlinux-indy-2.2.1-990226 and
The vmlinux-indy-sound is a kernel that's compiled with sound support,
vmlinux-indy doesn't have sound support. Of course the changes that have been
made to the CVS tree in between make the kernels different as well.
> 2. Where can I find the sources of vmlinux-indy-sound-2.2.1-990526?
> Or, is there any patch to upgrade from 2.2.1-990226 to it? I looked
> at ftp.linux.sgi.com/pub/linux/mips/src/kernel/v2.2, but it is empty.
> Also, ftp.linux.sgi.com/pub/linux/mips/test contains only the
> sources of 2.2.1-990226.
I doubt there is a tar ball of the source for vmlinux-indy-sound-2.2.1-990526,
but you can however check out the CVS directory as it was 990526. Try
cvs -d ':pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/home/pub/cvs' co -D 990526 linux
> I need the sources of a working kernel in order to introduce some
> instrumentation, necessary for my research. So, I really would
> appreciate any help regarding this. Thanks in advance.