On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 11:55:55AM -0400, Alexander Markley wrote:
> Hi. I just get an SGI O2 with a MIPS R5000 chip in it, and I'd love to
> run linux on it. The machine seems to be in working order, and has been
> known to boot into IRIX in the recent past.
> I have gotten the debian tftp boot images and things, and have properly
> set up dhcp and tftp, but I cannot make this machine boot!
> > boot f bootp():r5000_boot.img
> Setting $netaddr to 192.168.1.235 (from server )
> Obtaining r5000_boot.img from server
> Cannot load bootp():r5000_boot.img.
> Range check failure: text start 0x88802000, size 0x1d70.
What kernel version are you running? This bug was fixed quite long ago.
I'd recommend using recent cvs and patch by Ilya
> Text section would overwrite an already loaded program.Unable to execute
> bootp():r5000_boot.img: not enough space
> Unable to load bootp():r5000_boot.img: not enough space