Re: linux/alpha and libc
On Wed, 26 Nov 1997, Nikita Schmidt wrote:
: From: Nikita Schmidt <email@example.com>
: To: firstname.lastname@example.org
: Date: Wed, 26 Nov 1997 02:35:10 +0000
: Subject: Re: linux/alpha and libc
: On Wednesday, 26 Nov, Roberto A. Lumbreras Pastor wrote:
: > Jay Estabrook from DEC said me I have to do a
: > 'ln -s Alcor /etc/alpha_systype'
: > in my noritake, he says it is used by libc...
: That's true. New Alpha models are introduced too fast for glibc to
: follow. Actually, it would be quite possible to include the missing table
: entries in Debian-built libc, if we knew what they should be (that is,
: if we had the full list of system name -> system type mappings). The
: alternative approach is to create that hackish "link" during the base
: install, which I think is less attractive.
: What does your /proc/cpuinfo say about your system type, by the way?
The box is an AlphaServer 1000A 5/333 Mhz. (noritake-primo)
cpu : Alpha
cpu model : EV56
cpu variation : 7
cpu revision : 0
cpu serial number :
system type : Noritake
system variation : 0
system revision : 0
system serial number : AY73934394
cycle frequency [Hz] : 333333333
timer frequency [Hz] : 1024.00
page size [bytes] : 8192
phys. address bits : 40
max. addr. space # : 127
BogoMIPS : 330.30
kernel unaligned acc : 0 (pc=0,va=0)
user unaligned acc : 666 (pc=120001d60,va=11ffff360)
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