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Re: first experimental version of a base for mips

	Is there a base system for a little-endian MIPS systems?  I am working
on one (a mipsel system) right now and it would be nice if there was a
prebuilt File System to start with.

Mike Crowe

Christoph Martin wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am just uploading a first try of a base for debian-mips to
> ftp.uni-mainz.de/pub/Linux/debian-local/mips/base2_2.0.tgz. It will be
> finished in about an hour.
> It took some time to get all the necessary programs and packages
> compiled. I did not try to boot from this image yet, since I am not
> physically in reach of my Indy. I am also not shure if every program
> is working since we had the problem with the broken binutils. I tried
> to find all libraries which had to be rebuild.
> So if you like please try to boot with this image.
> Easiest way is to boot via bootp/tftp and mount the root via nfs.
> But beware: The preconfiguration before booting the base is missing,
> if you boot directly from this base.
> This part of the bootstrap is still missing. If you want to work
> around this "feature" you have to edit /sbin/unconfigured.sh and do
> the missing configuration by hand.
> Christoph
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Michael E Crowe
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