Subject: RE: linux has pa risc support
To: Graham, James <James.Graham@Schwab.COM>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/13/1997 15:12:58
On Tue, 13 May 1997, Graham, James wrote:

> Rumour has it that Linux is up and running on the SPARCstation
> Ultras as well; if this is true, how hard would it be to extract
> register, bus and CPU information sufficient to build a NetBSD
> port?

I have looked at the Linux sparc64 code recently.  While they have
started coding, a number of important trap handlers seem to be missing
from their source tree, such as the window fill/spill handlers.  Unless
they keep all that stuff secret, I doubt that the port "is up and running"
quite yet.

Eduardo Horvath
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