Subject: Re: buying off a Melbourne developer (was Re: Equinox serial card ...)
To: current-users <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/09/2002 18:46:39
On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 06:30:15PM +1000, Charlie Allom wrote:
  | On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 12:33:17PM +1000, Charlie Allom wrote:
  | > 
  | > I'm trying to get a modem bank up and running that used to be attached
  | > to an NT box. The PC has an Equinox card in it, model number: SST64-128P
  | Replying to my own posts - groveling for help, what have I become?
  | I have determined to the best of my knowledge, that there is no
  | Equinox Systems support in NetBSD.
  | I am willing to 'buy' off a Melbourne developer with, say, a free
  | dial-in if they write a working driver :) 
  | Luke? ;)

Heh.  Actually, I've already got a permanent static IP address ADSL
connection, paid for by my employer, and I've had some form of
permanent internet connection for many years now (usually employer

OTOH, a good way to get a driver written is to supply hardware to one
of the driver-writing-gurus (which I don't claim to be), but there's
other developers in the Melbourne area such as Matt Green and Simon
Burge, as well as a bunch of users, who have written various drivers.
It often helps if some form of programming documentation is available
on said card.

Per capita, Melbourne (or more correctly, the greater Melbourne area
including Geelong, and at a stretch, Adelaide :-) has a large number
of NetBSD developers and clueful end-users.  Must be something in the

  | I'm not sure if this is kosher to post on here .. please inform if
  | not. That's Melbourne, Australia.

In my personal opinion, there's no problem in asking for help nor
offering to supply something in return for that help.


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