Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/23/1999 19:08:58
Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> writes:
> It may assume some clock initialization by the firmware.  Which may
> not work on an Alpha.  (you had the right monitor, or put the mono on
> to green/sync, right?)

I don't know.  8-)  Found monitor, found card, plugged them all
together the best i knew how.  Didn't really care if it'd work, just
wanted to get the shell of the driver going.  8-)

> >However, if it's not a general problem, we should try to support it if
> >we can.  (i.e. it's not right to just punt alpha support.)
> Or to put it another way: we need a TC driver for the board for
> pmaxes, and if its done `right' it should Just Work on all TC
> machines.  pmaxes, alphas, vaxes (one day?).


> Right now, tho, the keyboard driver mess may be a sticking point.

But that shouldn't be showing up in the mfb code.  8-)

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.