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Subject[PATCH] Small patches to Configure.help for Alpha (2.2.18pre series)

Here's the Configure.help patch for Alpha against the 2.2.18pre
series. Alan, if you can find time to include this one, I'd appreciate it
:-)

diff -ur linux-2.2.18pre19/Documentation/Configure.help linux/Documentation/Configure.help
--- linux-2.2.18pre19/Documentation/Configure.help Fri Nov 3 16:44:50 2000
+++ linux/Documentation/Configure.help Fri Nov 3 16:34:55 2000
@@ -1298,32 +1298,38 @@
have access to a machine on the Internet that has a program like
lynx or netscape). In summary:

- Alcor/Alpha-XLT AS 600
+ Alcor/Alpha-XLT AS 600, XL-300, XL-366
Alpha-XL XL-233, XL-266
AlphaBook1 Alpha laptop
Avanti AS 200, AS 205, AS 250, AS 255, AS 300, AS 400
Cabriolet AlphaPC64, AlphaPCI64
- DP264 DP264
+ DP264 DP264,DS10(L)/20(E),ES40,UP2000(+),XP900/1000,CS20
EB164 EB164 21164 evaluation board
EB64+ EB64+ 21064 evaluation board
EB66 EB66 21066 evaluation board
EB66+ EB66+ 21066 evaluation board
+ Eiger SMARTEngine SBC models
Jensen DECpc 150, DEC 2000 model 300,
- DEC 2000 model 500
+ DEC 2000 model 500
LX164 AlphaPC164-LX
Miata Personal Workstation 433a, 433au, 500a,
- 500au, 600a, or 600au
+ 500au, 600a, or 600au
Mikasa AS 1000
+ Nautilus UP1000/1100
Noname AXPpci33, UDB (Multia)
Noritake AS 1000A, AS 600A, AS 800
+ Platform2000 Platform2000
PC164 AlphaPC164
Rawhide AS 1200, AS 4000, AS 4100
- Ruffian RPX164-2, AlphaPC164-UX, AlphaPC164-BX
+ Ruffian AlphaPC164-UX, AlphaPC164-BX
SX164 AlphaPC164-SX
Sable AS 2000, AS 2100
Takara Takara
+ Titan Privateer
+ Wildfire AlphaServer GS 40/80/160/320

- If you don't know what to do, choose "generic".
+ Choosing "generic" is the preferred selection, but if you
+ know your system type, you can choose one of the above.

EV5 CPU daughtercard
CONFIG_ALPHA_PRIMO
@@ -1336,23 +1342,23 @@
Using SRM as bootloader
CONFIG_ALPHA_SRM
There are two different types of booting firmware on Alphas: SRM,
- which is command line driven, and ARC, which uses menus and arrow
- keys. Details about the Linux/Alpha booting process are contained in
- the Linux/Alpha FAQ, accessible on the WWW from
+ which is command line driven, and ARC/AlphaBios, which uses menus and
+ arrow keys. Details about the Linux/Alpha booting process are contained
+ in the Linux/Alpha FAQ, accessible on the WWW from
http://www.alphalinux.org (To browse the WWW, you need to
have access to a machine on the Internet that has a program like
lynx or netscape).

- The usual way to load Linux on an Alpha machine is to use MILO
- (a bootloader that lets you pass command line parameters to the
- kernel just like lilo does for the x86 architecture) which can be
- loaded either from ARC or can be installed directly as a permanent
- firmware replacement from floppy (which requires changing a certain
- jumper on the motherboard). If you want to do either of these, say N
- here. If MILO doesn't work on your system (true for Jensen
- motherboards), you can bypass it altogether and boot Linux directly
- from an SRM console; say Y here in order to do that. Note that you
- won't be able to boot from an IDE disk using SRM.
+ The usual way to load Linux on an Alpha machine is to use SRM console,
+ the same firmware used for loading Tru64 Unix and OpenVMS. The other
+ option being ARC/AlphaBios and MILO (a bootloader that lets you pass
+ command line parameters to the kernel just like lilo does for the
+ x86 architecture) For more information on MILO please refer to the
+ MILO Howto on the WWW from http://www.alphalinux.org
+
+ If you want to boot via MILO, say N here. If MILO doesn't work on
+ your system (for example the Jensen, DP264, and Nautilus systems),
+ you must boot from SRM console; say Y here in order to do that.

If unsure, say N.

@@ -1361,6 +1367,8 @@
This option controls whether or not the PCI configuration set up by
SRM is modified. If you say Y, the existing PCI configuration will
be left intact.
+
+ If unsure, say N.

Non-standard serial port support
CONFIG_SERIAL_NONSTANDARD
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