Re: O2+ kernel, framebuffer & installer state?
On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 11:19:21AM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 10:45:43AM +0100, Florian Laws wrote:
> > > > Technically it is possible to have support for IP22 and IP32 in one kernel
> > > > image, but only common CPU for these is R5000. Btw, Ralf doesn?t like this
> > > > idea. Latest cvs head compliles and runs on r5k O2 (with small additional
> > > > patch). I?ll prepare kernel image for you, just send me config.
> > >
> > > Recall the recent change of load address for IP32 kernels? IP22 kernels
> > > need to be linked to >= 0x88000000 while IP32 needs 0x80000000. But only
> > > on O2 with more than 128MB memory there is memory at >= 0x88000000 ...
> > How does IRIX (resp. sash) solve that problem?
> Not at all. Well, different kernel binaries for each platform. PIC code
> would be a possible solution but that'd make my stomach turn upside down :)
Hmm. And I thought you could put the same IRIX 6.15 CD in different types of
machine and boot from it.