Re: Decstation 5000/200 and 5000/240
Jim Buttafuoco wrote:
> First I am new the this list and Debian in general.
> I have been trying to get my 2 decstations running Linux for 6 months
> now. I have a Redhat 6.0 setup (and running a 2.2 kernel) on my
> 5000/200 and Openbsd on the 5000/240. I would like to get Debian
> running on both. Can someone point me to the location of a INSTALL
> guide for either of these systems and the location of the
This is only for the /240. For the /200 the net driver has to applied
manually, I haven't done this, but you can find it in the archive of this
Assuming you can set up bootp, tftp and arp I skip this part.
1st Fetch a kernel from Karel van Houten. Try as follows:
www.debian.org/ports/mips/ -> other resources
decstation.unix-ag --> documentation
install howto by Karel --> kernel selector
fetch kernel for DEC 5000/240
2nd Fetch a minimal Debian system for use as rootnfs or dump on
You can use http://master.debian.org/~joey/mipsel.tar.bz2
We're working on the installer which is looking promising but not yet
Hope that helps.
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