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Re: O2+ kernel, framebuffer & installer state?

On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 10:45:43AM +0100, Florian Laws wrote:

> > > Technically it is possible to have support for IP22 and IP32 in one kernel
> > > image, but only common CPU for these is R5000. Btw, Ralf doesn?t like this
> > > idea. Latest cvs head compliles and runs on r5k O2 (with small additional
> > > patch). I?ll prepare kernel image for you, just send me config.
> > 
> > Recall the recent change of load address for IP32 kernels?  IP22 kernels
> > need to be linked to >= 0x88000000 while IP32 needs 0x80000000.  But only
> > on O2 with more than 128MB memory there is memory at >= 0x88000000 ...
> How does IRIX (resp. sash) solve that problem?

Not at all.  Well, different kernel binaries for each platform.  PIC code
would be a possible solution but that'd make my stomach turn upside down :)


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