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Re: mips sgi o2 r10000

On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 02:07:00PM +0100, Gürkan Sengün wrote:
> on irc.debian.org (freenode) in #mipslinux i hear the arcboot has
> patches to support most IPxx. using the kernel binary here i can boot
Where are thoses? What are the problems? Why does arboot matter here?

> however installing fails, i tried fiddling with debootstrap but
> wasn't successfull yet.
Your problem isn't deboostrap or any other userspace program. It's the

> is there anything i can help with? i can provide probably remote access
Debug the kernel. Ladis checked in heaps of changes for IP32 into 2.6.X
and I'm almost sure he's happy about people helping on this.

> with nc or, build things or test things? i really want to see SGI O2 supported. alot of work has been done on mips support in during 2.5/2.6 linux kernel development. so far i tried also gentoo and netbsd stuff
> without much luck. i hope debian will support these machines.
Once you have a running kernel Debian support is a piece of cake.
 -- Guido

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