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Re: Linux for MIPS Atlas 4Kc board

Subject: Re: Linux for MIPS Atlas 4Kc board
From: Jan-Benedict Glaw <>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 23:40:57 +0200
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On Thu, 2003-05-08 10:02:54 -0700, Michael Anburaj <>
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> Hi JBG,
> The MIPS box (Atlas running YAMON) has a fixed IP address assigned by me. 
> TFTP boot works fine. But this IP is held within the boot monitor program 
> (YAMON).
> YAMON> set

That doesn't help you. This is yamon, it's not Linux:)

> Apart from the dynamic IP address assignment methods....
> Suggest me a method to communicate this value to the RAM resident Linux 
> kernel. Or can I assign a fixed IP addredd by passing it as a parameter 

Look at ./linux/net/ipv4/ipconfig.c

> when the linux kernel boots up? If so what is the syntax & please point me 


> to the document that has this info. about passed parameter when booting the 

The source file is the document, syntax is described there, too.

> kernel.

Please answer under old emails, not above them.


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