Anyone have a spare DECstation in europe for a developer?
holm at freibergnet.de
Wed Dec 31 04:40:21 CST 2014
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.
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