Unix on MVII; Was Re: MicroVAX-II questions

From: Doc Shipley <doc_at_mdrconsult.com>
Date: Sat Mar 9 14:27:37 2002

On Sat, 9 Mar 2002, Hugh Graham wrote:

> >
> I'm curious myself to know if OpenBSD boots on your MicroVAX II.
> Snapshots are at: ftp.openbsd.org:/pub/OpenBSD/snapshots/vax/

  From looking at the INSTALL.vax list of supported controllers, I
seriously doubt it. Looks like at best I could mop-boot over the
DEQNA, but then I don't have access to storage unless OBSD can access
the DEQNA as a Lance chip.
  I'll try it, though, when I get the thing hooked into my network.

> And as far as "stealing" code goes, maybe you should ask ragge for his
> opinion on the genesis of our port, or even just have a look at the
> sources and commit history of NetBSD/vax itself. You will find that a
> diverse succession of projects and individuals have made significant
> contributions over the years, including OpenBSD.

  See there, Jochen, you got me in trouble! ;)
  Wasn't me, I swear.

Received on Sat Mar 09 2002 - 14:27:37 GMT

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