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    SubjectRe: Linux and 6x86

    Mike Jagdis wrote this:

    >>i tried the cyrix patch #3, and it patched in mostly clean (had to manually
    >>patch linux/arch/i386/defconfig), and compiled cleanly. i was able to make
    >>modules, and all that (this is 2.1.14, btw). on booting this new kernel,
    >>however, the machine hangs when VFS goes to mount / as read-only. tried
    >>commenting out the SUSP_HLT part in head.S- no change.. so, i backed the
    >>changes out..
    >>dunno what step/rev this 6x86-150 i have is.. i bought it in july of 96..
    >>if there's an easy way of determining the step/rev of this chip, i'd
    >Build with the VSPM option disabled and, if it boots, cat /proc/cpuinfo.
    >How much memory do you have installed?

    i (now) have 96MB RAM in this thing.. i re-acquired the patch, and will make
    without VSPM.. (had 40MB RAM before)

    OBTW- according to the Cyrix FAQ, i have a step1 R6 chip..

    'kay bye.
    Chris [unix geek and loving it.. oh, if you ask real nice, i do NT..]

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