Subject: Re: some observations on the peripheral market
To: None <>
From: Ken Nakata <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/11/1999 11:26:26
On Sun, 10 Jan 1999 17:36:35 -0800, Erik E. Fair wrote:
> At 16:49 -0800 1/10/99, John Nemeth wrote:
> >Considering that NetBSD has support for all
> >three platforms that use USB, it's in a very good place.  I wonder how
> >long it will take the L camp to get USB going considering how
> >important it is becoming.
> I also saw an iMac running Linux with X and a bunch of apps in the
> booth. They mentioned that the USB support is still buggy, but
> it's there well enough to use the standard iMac keyboard & mouse. Lots of
> USB debug output in the "dmesg" output, though.

Just FYI, macppc postmaster, Tsubai managed to get NetBSD/macppc to
work on iMac already.  You cannot boot it from the local disk, though,
but I heard X was already running and that means USB keyboard and
mouse are working, too.