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Re: Getting up and running


On Sat, 15 Sep 2001, Matthew Wilcox wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 15, 2001 at 07:12:15PM +0200, Albert Strasheim wrote:
> > How would I go about testing your patch? I presume it will involve
> > cross-compiling a kernel, creating a LIF image and then booting the HP
> > from the network with this image?
> > 
> > Does some perhaps have another Micro-HOWTO on how to do this? :-)
> Follow the instructions on the parisc-linux.org website for downloading
> palo & the kernel, patch arch/parisc/kernel/traps.c, `make oldconfig',
> `make dep', `make palo', then copy ../palo/lifimage to wherever it is
> that rbootd wants to boot it from...

I've obtained linux-latest.tar.gz, palo-latest.tar.gz and 
xc-latest.tar.gz Is there anything I should explicitly look to change in
the kernel config, or is the CPU and the other goodies right for what I
presume is a 725/50?

I'll hopefully get the current kernel building soon. Next up I'll have
to find some terminators and T-pieces to get my network going. I hope to
have some time to test the patch next weekend.

Perhaps Thomas Marteau will find some time to test it before I do?



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