-- HP -- ESIEE --
This website is kept for historical purpose but is no longer updated
See the Wiki instead


Here you will find information on the current state of the development effort. It will be updated periodically and will give you a snapshot of the current state of Linux on the PA-RISC. For more information on the current state of the PA-RISC project see Weekly Reports and check out our list of Contributors.

Current To Do List

2000 To Do Archive

1999 To Do Archive



December 31st, 1999
  • LASI Serial driver
  • HIL keyboard driver (Matthew)
  • PS/2 LASI keyboard driver (Philipp)
  • Extensive MM work (Philipp)
  • LASI Sound (Philipp)
October 7, 1999

The following is a list of what has been accomplished in the PA-RISC Linux project over the past few months:

  • interrupt handling now works
  • the start of Virtual Memory has been completed
  • hardware discovery through PDC works
  • PCI bus walking with the Dino contoller is functional
  • IO and MMIO space for the Dino PCI bus has been started
  • we've moved to kernel version 2.2.13 as our base
  • a shell loads and dies
June 25, 1999
  • The kernel boots and promptly dies after displaying version information.
May 1, 1999
  • The kernel builds! Work begins on getting the kernel to boot using a modified boot loader.
March, 1999
  • Jason Eckhardt gets the boot loader working. Work starts on modifying the kernel for elementary parisc support.
October, 1998
  • Martin Petersen, Alex deVries and Christopher Beard dream up the project at Atlanta Linux Showcase.