Re: Linux and 6x86

Mike Jagdis (
Mon, 09 Dec 1996 09:07:07 GMT

>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?


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