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Re: What is best kernel/disto combination for SS20 SMP?



On Mon, 2004-07-05 22:08:44 +0200, Hartwig Atrops <Hartwig.Atrops@t-online.de>
wrote in message <1BhZtS-0piIG80@fwd06.sul.t-online.com>:

> Linux on SS20 - received SIGCONT today ;-)

Good!

> I played around with SS20 SMP kernel 2.4 for a while. My dual Ross 125 is no 
> fun, my dual TI seemed to be better, but then I had hardware trouble. That's 
> hopefuly solved, I have a set of SS5/SS10/SS20 and Ultra1's here waiting to 
> dive into Sid and kernel 2.6. And -since last weekend - sufficient internet 
> bandwith for online installation.

2.6.x and SMP is a no-no. You'll need to do some servere hackery to get
that to working state again.

That is, please ask on sparclinux@vger.kernel.org about specifics.

> What can be done to help make 2.6 run - and to get it up and running early 
> enought to be part of Sid? Regarding Sparc, it's not part of my job, so I 
> only ave limited time to contribute. But I'd like to see it work ...

This is one of the rare events where userspace isn't the problem. 2.6.x
needs somebody with good sparc32 knowledge and some spare time...

MfG, JBG

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