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2000 REPORT ARCHIVE

April 14, 2000

News & Announcements
This Week's CVS Activity
State of the Port Summary
News & Announcements

STI Documentation released
Hewlett Packard have released the API for the Standard Text Interface. Hopefully, we will have a proper console in a few weeks time.
Hardware Database has pictures
Dave Kennedy has enhanced the Hardware Database to add pictures for machines where we have a picture. If you have a machine which isn't pictured, please send in your link.
New Binutils Guy
Alan Modra <alan@linuxcare.com.au> has volunteered to take care of binutils. He plans to merge our tree with the current Cygnus CVS binutils and fix some 32/64 bit issues.

This Week's CVS Activity

Matthew made the Symbios driver compile and added dynamic DMA mapping support for 7[13]00LC based machines.
Helge contributed a pile of new LASI/ASP/WAX code.
Matthew fixed the bootmem setup.
Sammy removed the coloured allocator.
Grant fixed some more bugs in the SBA code and got Tulip closer to working on the C3k/J5k. The Symbios SCSI controller also works on this architecture.
Sammy made many more updates to glibc.

State of the Port Summary

Kernel
based on 2.3.99pre1. Built as ELF.
Supported Hardware:
SCSI, Lan and PS/2 on Lasi I/O controller
Dino PCI controller
Elroy PCI controller
Tulip ethernet
PCNet32 ethernet
Intel EEPro ethernet
Symbios PCI SCSI controller
Project Page
status
Latest Workable Image
ftp://puffin.external.hp.com/pub/parisc/binaries/kernels/Image-20000218
Running PA-RISC/Linux "recipe":
kernel
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