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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 Status Reports and check out our list of Contributors.

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January 19, 2001

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State of the Port Summary
News & Announcements

Linux World Expo
Hewlett Packard and Linuxcare will be at Linux World Expo January 31st, February 1st and 2nd, demonstrating PA RISC Linux. They will be using Apache to serve portions of http://www.parisc-linux.org off a PA RISC linux machine.
The official binutils can now be built for hppa*-linux as of the 2.11.0 release.
Cache Flushing partially fixed
John Marvin committed a fix to reduce the number of instruction cache flushes. This has been reported to increase performace noticeably on some machines.
Driver update
Ryan Bradetich committed an update to the kernel drivers which included better scatter/gather support, improved proc system reports and general code cleanups.

State of the Port Summary

based on 2.4.0-test10. Built as ELF.
Supported Hardware:
NCR SCSI controllers
Apricot Ethernet controllers
Serial on Lasi and ASP I/O controllers
HIL & PS/2 keyboards
Dino, U2 & Elroy PCI controllers
Tulip, PCNet32 & EtherExpress Pro ethernet
Symbios PCI SCSI controller
Lasi Harmony audio devices
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Latest Workable Image
Running PA-RISC/Linux "recipe":