Subject: Re: Which Release for DEC
To: Jan-Hinrich Fessel <>
From: Theo de Raadt <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/27/1994 04:56:48
> Which release is going to run on a DEC 5400 Server, aside
> from ultrix;-)

the next NetBSD release is (pretty much) gauranteed to work on the

> Are the things under the pmax directory intended for this
> kind of machine?

yup. well, at least some decstations.

> And how do I bootstrap NetBSDEC?

It is really called NetBSD/pmax.

by hacking together a userland environment under ultrix, you shouldn't
have too much trouble building the kernel. As for the userland, things
are a bit more problematic. The pmax port is being held back by
exactly this: no userland binaries yet (basically, the problem is
linker and assembler support).


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