Re: Memory, IDE performance, idle speculation, THANKS!
Alex Holden wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Jan 2000, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > Hmm, thought of that, but couldn't find any appropriate NeTTrom environment
> > variables... Oh, there's cmdappend. Duh! With "setenv cmdappend mem=128M" it
> > doesn't boot!! Now when I try to power down and back up, NeTTrom doesn't
> > start!!! It calculates the bogoMIPS, then says:
> Sounds like either you only have 64MB, or there is a hardware problem. Has
> it ever shown the full 128MB (with the kernel and setup which came with
> the machine)?
> > And one other question: how do I pass two kernel args on the command line? I
> Use the latest firmware from ftp://ftp.netwinder.org/users/w/woody/
> (it's in rpm form unfortunately, but seems to work fine). The logo utils
> are quite cool too- try them (use logowrite2) with NW_Rebel.gif to get a
> cool penguin image on power up.
Most excellent! Now it sees the full 128M, and you're right- the penguin on power
up is really nice!
Thank you very much!
Adam Powell http://lyre.mit.edu/~powell/
Thomas B. King Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering
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Cambridge, MA 02139 USA Fax (617) 253-5418