Anyone have a spare DECstation in europe for a developer?
holm at freibergnet.de
Wed Dec 31 06:12:13 CST 2014
Johnny Billquist wrote:
> On 2014-12-31 11:40, Holm Tiffe wrote:
> >David Brownlee wrote:
> >>On 29 December 2014 at 00:31, emanuel stiebler <emu at e-bbes.com> wrote:
> >>>On 2014-12-28 14:56, David Brownlee wrote:
> >>>>Björn Johannesson has been working on the VAX framebuffer and keyboard
> >>>>code in NetBSD to get X running on the LCG equipped machines (like the
> >>>>VAXstation 4000/VLC and 4000/60).
> >>>>He's expressed an interest in looking at some issues in the DECstation
> >>>>X11 code, but doesn't have access to an appropriate machine.
> >>>which DECstation, and which Graphic adapter?
> >>>There where quite a few different ones on the TURBOChannel,
> >>>from the very dumb frame buffer to the 3d ones ...
> >>My initial thoughts would be a nice little 3100 or possibly a 2100
> >>with the simple framebuffer, but obviously the goal would be to
> >>support whatever is available.
> >At least VS3100 M38 and M76 don't work with NetBSD, we realized this approx
> >a year before. Martin got a machine from me to investigate further, but I
> >think nothing has happened in this reagard since then.
> Uh... Holm... He was talking about a DECstation 2100 or 3100 here... Not
> a VAXstation. :-)
Yes Johnny, I've realized that, but a few line above the VAXstations are
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