Vaxstation 4000 m60 and NetBSD
mark at wickensonline.co.uk
Sun Dec 17 06:20:22 CST 2017
Don't forget however that using X remotely works fine.
On 17 December 2017 at 12:09, Marco Rauhut via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Thanks for your quick answer!
> Hardware support say no support for LCG Graphics :-(
> Am 17.12.2017 um 12:47 schrieb Aaron Jackson:
>> 1.) It is not posible to switch the console from RS232 to the VGA
>>> Monitor and Keyboard. If i switch the S3 switch in down position i can
>>> only see the NetBSD Kernel decompression. After that i see nothing on
>>> VGA and RS232 console. The System starts up anyway. After some time it
>>> is possible to connect via LAN.
>> Very few frame buffers are supported in NetBSD - you will need to check
>> the hardware support list. Even if it is supported, you will only be
>> able to use it as a text-console. To put progress into perspective, I
>> think support for hardware assisted smooth scrolling has only just been
>> 2.) Is it posible to run the NetBSD X.Org on that sort of Vaxstation? If
>>> yes... Whats to do to get that running? I Think i have to fix my point 1
>> NetBSD includes the libraries to run X applications, but no Xserver, so
>> you can only display graphics over the network, nothing locally.
>> Hope that helps. I haven't played about with it for about a year so I
>> might have remembered some things wrong. I'm sure someone will correct
>> me if that's the case :)
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