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Simple Linux/MIPS 0.2b

Subject: Simple Linux/MIPS 0.2b
From: Keith M Wesolowski <>
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2000 00:16:01 -0700
Simple Linux/MIPS 0.2b ``Death on a Stick'' has been released.

*** This is not a production release ***

This version runs on big-endian MIPS systems and has been tested on
R4400 SGI IP22. You can obtain the distribution from the following location:

MANDATORY Release Notes:

There are also some patches in the src/ directory. I have lost some of
my patches but will be recreating them and making them available at
that location as well. Also included is a summary of the commands used
to build the distribution.


- glibc 2.1.90 (000622) based - with empty symbol fix from Maciej
- gcc 2.96 (000707)
- binutils 2.10.90 (000707)
- linux 2.4.0-test3-pre5 (000708)
- support for profiling
- full netkit and net-tools
- gdb 5.0
- ncurses 5.1
- kernel debugging tools
- numerous bugs fixed
- numerous new bugs

Please read the release notes before using. Installation instructions
for 0.1, which should still work in general, can be found at

Thanks to everyone who has been submitting patches, fixing bugs,
writing the software, and in general making this distribution

This will be the last release for at least 6 weeks. Happy hacking!

Keith M Wesolowski <>
(( Project Foobazco Coordinator and Network Administrator )) aiieeeeeeee!
"The list of people so amazingly stupid they can't even tie their shoes?"
"Yeah, you know, /etc/passwd."

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