[SPARCbook] Linux on GX
Derrick J Brashear
shadow at dementia.org
Mon Sep 13 16:01:04 CDT 1999
On Sun, 12 Sep 1999, Adam Rogoyski wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Sep 1999, You Don't Know wrote:
> > I have read through all of the archive messages available and can't quite
> > determine where we are on running Linux on the GX. I am finding Solaris a
> > bit less accessible than Linux. My goal would be to dual boot Solaris 2.6
> > (or someday 7) and SPARC Linux 6.0. Are we there yet? If someone has a
> > current status on Linux on the GX, I would appreciate it so that I can
> > decide whether it is worth installing Linux or I should wait.
> There was someone on one of these lists who said he was working on
> linux stuff.
That would be me. X runs now, and I'm working on the uctrl support, but no
PCMCIA, or internal modem support yet. I've been checking the work into
current 2.3 kernels, but I'm at 2.3.5 since currently 2.3 won't run on
sparc32. I can make a kernel available somewhere if people care.
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