[FreeVMS] Re: Subproject status


Subject: [FreeVMS] Re: Subproject status
From: BERTRAND JoŽl (joel.k.bertrand@free.fr)
Date: Fri Nov 30 2001 - 14:00:39 CET


roart@nvg.ntnu.no wrote:

> 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?

        I don't know. I believe that this code was written for the first FreeVMS
project, and the source code is not currently in the CVS tree. So, I
think that we must verify the code and put it in the CVS tree.
        
        In other case, Maxime, you can write another lib ;-)

>>>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)

        I will retry.

        Regards,

        JKB

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