Subject: Re: installboot on snap-970921 causes memory fault
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Chris Csanady <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/22/1997 10:27:04
>> Also, a while ago CGD mentioned writing the support code for the lx
>> chipset soon.  What is the status of this?
>I was almost done writing support for the 21174/Pyxis and for one of
>the systems that use it (the Miata/MX5/DEC Personal Workstation) at
>about the time when it was decided that all of the code under my new
>license should be backed out of the source tree ASAP.  (As noted
>before, I wasn't notified before that was done, and was generally
>treated badly during the incident.)
>I threw away all of the code that i'd developed to that end.

What was so terrible about your license?  Can you not change it as well?
That really sucks to have to throw out work for effectively no reason

>I hear that there's some chance that 21174 docs may show up on the Doc
>Page (which, BTW, Curt Sampson has been drafted to maintain) sometime
>soon, which could help people write Pyxis support.  That wouldn't help
>much for other machine-dependent details, however.