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Re: Successful first-stage bootstrap for mipsel

On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 08:30:39AM +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
> Hallo everybody,
> I have successfully done a first-stage bootstrap (until the reboot 
> after complete installation of the base system) on a DECstation
> (mipsel) with sid this night. I will test the rest when
> I am back from work this evening.
> We needed some patches to
> - busybox (requires CVS version)
> - debootstrap
> - bootfloppies
> and there are still several rough edges and oddities, but it has worked
> in principle. Currently both bootstrapping and booting the installed 
> system has to be done via network, but that is not unusual for this kind 
> of machine.

For the decstation set of boot-floppies one could include "delo" - There
are some unresolved licensing issues with it as i used a BSD header
and i dont seem to find time to solve this. 

Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
     Why is it called "common sense" when nobody seems to have any?

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