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Re: kernel for indigo2

To: Richard <>
Subject: Re: kernel for indigo2
From: Florian Lohoff <>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 20:29:00 +0200
In-reply-to: <>; from Richard on Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 08:21:21PM +0200
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On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 08:21:21PM +0200, Richard wrote:
> Florian Lohoff wrote:
> > Hi,
> > i recently (a couple of days ago) got an Indigo2 Impact and i thought
> > of beginning to bootstrap debian-mips (I already have >900 Package for
> > debian-mipsel) but i cant even boot a kernel. The standard (and old)
> > kernel on simple halt the machine after tftp boot - When
> > building a kernel from the current CVS the machine
> > crashes with a UTLB Miss as mentioned in the MIPS-FAQ as the
> > -N binutils bugs although there is no -N in the makefile.
> >
> > Does anyone have a working kernel for the Indigo2 ?
> I had this very same problem with the CVS tree on my indy r5k. If anyone knows
> what the problem is, or when it will be fixed, i'd love to now, because
> development is on a halt here right now.

As you have a R5000 machine it cant be that CPU dependent as
i have a R4400 250Mhz machine.

The development is a little on hold here too as the Current Kernel CVS
doesnt run on ANY of my platforms - On Decstation it boots but i cant
login :( and on Indigo2 it simply crashes :( On decstation i am currently
running 2.3.21 which crashes for me twice a day or something while compiling.

System: IP22
Processor: 250Mhz R4400, with FPU
ICache: 16k
DCache: 16k
2ndLevel: 2Mbyte
Memory: 128Mb
GFX: Solid Impact

Florian Lohoff                  +49-5241-470566
"Technology is a constant battle between manufacturers producing bigger and
more idiot-proof systems and nature producing bigger and better idiots."

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