[FreeVMS] Re: Subproject status


Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: Subproject status
roart@nvg.ntnu.no
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 12:37:01 CET


On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 11:56:52AM +0100, BERTRAND JoŽl wrote:
> roart@nvg.ntnu.no wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 05:22:44PM +0100, BERTRAND JoŽl wrote:
>
> Maxime !? Do you want to rewrite some systel libs ? (STR$...)
> Same question to Damien (MTH$...)...

Is there anything wrong with the current STR$ implementation?

> > Figuring out how to implement system calls/services with more than 6 params.
> > Need suggestions.
> > We may need someone who has done 386 assembly before to implement this.
>
> Maybe we can write an announce on a newsgroups which is dedicaded to i386
> programmation ?

It ought to be someone here, since the person will need to know both Linux,
C, the stuff in linux/arch/i386/{kernel,lib,boot}/*.[sS] and VMS too.

Some assembly is also necessary with memory management.

> I have compiled the last patch (with a 2.4.16 kernel). The kernel boot
> (on my laptop), but returns a kernel panic when it attemps to start

You may have to do a cvs update.
The current code boots uniprocessor fine. (At least on one machine)

-Roar Thronśs

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