From: Mel (mel at domain csn.ul.ie)
Date: Sun 17 Jun 2001 - 18:05:50 IST
On Sat, 16 Jun 2001, Dave Airlie wrote:
> Hi all, (mind crossposts on follow ups..)
> attached below is a bootlog from the Linux/VAX port, booting up, loading
> up busybox/uClibc sh and cat /proc/cpuinfo, from my VAXStation 3100m38,
My $DEITY. That is really cool
> Thanks to the other two members of the core VAX porting team, Andy
> Phillips and Kenn Humborg and others on the linux-vax list who've given
> their help, this is the second major milestone for the project, (gcc
> porting was the first) now to get it working on a few other systems and
> move into userspace...
Very well done to you lads. That was some project to take on and I for one
am seriously impressed that you got it finished. Looking forward to that
porting to other archs talk a lot more now that you have actually
> p.s. who said the Irish didn't hack kernels :-)
> Linux version 2.4.2-20010307 (airlied at domain radon) (gcc version 2.95.2-linuxvax-20001231 (release)) #622 Sat Jun 16 13:32:20 IST 2001
suprisingly recent version.
> Autoprobing LANCE interrupt vector... probed IRQ 148
IRQ 148 eh?
> IP-Config: Got BOOTP answer from 192.168.2.15, my address is 192.168.2.55
I gues the VAX doesn't support IDE so will you need to write drivers
written from scratch later to talk to the VAX disks natively?
> starting thread 14B10 7FFFFF80 80051F50
Is this thread actually running the shell?
> BusyBox v0.51 (2001.06.16-11:59+0000) Built-in shell (lash)
> Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
> / # mount -t proc none /proc
> / # cat /proc/cpuinfo
> cpu : VAX
> cpu type :
> cpu sidex : 0
> page size : 4096
> BogoMIPS : 5.42
haha. 5.42 BogoMIPS. Well BogoMIPS never gave an accurate view anyway so I
would trust the number as far as I could throw it.
Well done though. Must be seriously chuffed with yourselves :-)
-- Mel Random wisdom: rm with the su action pack is not a toy
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