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2000 Report Archive
1999 Report Archive
1999 REPORT ARCHIVE
December 3, 1999
- News & Announcements
- This Week's CVS Activity
- State of the Port Summary
News & Announcements
Page last modified on 2000-02-29
- The Quest for PA 2.0 Support
- After months of valiant programming efforts from developers around the
globe, Philip Rumpf has started the implementation of a virtual memorty
management system that should work on PA2.0 processors. This should
enable development of PA2.0 IO infrastructure from noble developers such
as Sir Grant G Grundler and The Imperial Philip Schwan.
- New Puffin!
- Mr. Chris Beard and Mrs. Alex deVries are pleased to announce the
hatching of a new puffling: Matthew Richard Wilcox, weighing in at 85kg.
Mother and child are doing well, in spite of the unusual size of the
newly hatched puffball.
- Matthew, once weaned, will be working primarily on PA-RISC/Linux
development efforts, in the Ottawa Ontario puffin burrow (aka: Burrow
- Bremen mini-Puffin-Fest
- A miniature Puffin-Fest broke out at the Bremen LinuxTag, featuring such
notable hackers as Alan Cox, Matthew Wilcox, Philipp Rumpf, Martin
Petersen, and Martin Schulze. A 715/33 was transferred to Philipp, and
some surreptitious hacking occurred behind one of the booths on the show
This Week's CVS Activity
- Paul Bame has fixed some problems with memcpy in real mode.
- Philipp Rumpf has replaced the block TLB handler with a basic TLB insert
- Philipp has also rearranged some of the real mode handling.
State of the Port Summary
- Kernel: based on 2.2.13
- Supported Machines:
- most of the A180c, parts of 712 Gecko and 715 workstations
- Supported Hardware:
- SCSI, Lan and PS/2 on Lasi I/O controller, Dino PCI, Tulip ethernet
- Project Page:
- Latest Workable Image:
- Running PA-RISC/Linux "recipe":