Well, it may not be vaporware.
Got to this site. It's mostly O2 stuff, but if you look carefully in his
screen shots, there are two that are supposedly of this FB console for
extreme. One shows text, another a floating boxes animation.
Go into his kernel directory, and you can download the IP22 kernel ready
I looked carefully through all his patches and links. The extreme patch
is not to be found. I don't even see an email for this "milang" fellow.
However, interestingly, some of the kernel config files are labled
If we get lucky, the right search terms in the world brain (google) might
just yeild fruit. I'll keep poking at it.
On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Kumba wrote:
> You know of patches? The only guy we know of whose remotely written any
> Extreme (XZ) patches is one 'onion' over in the linux-mips IRC channel. Of
> course, I don't believe he's ever released screen shots or source code, thus
> we've always regarded his claims as vapourware. Did someone else create
> patches, or did he finally put them out and not tell anyone?
> If you have a location of the patches, I'd be interested in knowing where
> they're at so I can see if they'll fit into mips-sources when I get around to
> putting out 2.6.19 (yeah, It's wayyyyy behind). 2.6.20 still has problems on
> Octane last I checked (-rc6), so I dunno when that'll be out.
> But yeah, I've got an Extreme board set in an IP26 (R8000, w00t!) that I can
> yank out and stuff in my IP28 to see if it boots the kernel and prints
> messages (IP28's userland is all whacked up, so I doubt it'll ever boot
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