From: Ralf Baechle <email@example.com>
To: Michael Anburaj <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Linux for MIPS Atlas 4Kc board
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 03:25:29 +0200
On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 02:32:03PM -0700, Michael Anburaj wrote:
> I am new to Linux. But I have a strong ARM & MIPS background with kernel
> porting & other stuff.
> I want to get a higher-level view of the essential components of Linux
> MIPS & documentation about the kernel. Please point me to documents on
I suggest http://www.linux-mips.org to get started.
> Question 2:
> Does Linux-MIPS support the MIPS Atlas board with 4Kc processor using
> mipsisa32-elf build tool chain (Contain the appropriate HAL or BSP)? Is
> please point me to documents that gives the exact build steps for the
No. You must use a Linux configuration of the tools, that's mips-linux.
> Also do let me know if Cygwin over Win98 dev. environment is good for
> building & developing with Linux-MIPS or do I need to have Linux
> on my dev. machine?
I've never use Cygwin myself. The reports I've received are a mixed bag
ranging from extremly bad to very good.