Subject: Re: State of ALPHA alpha 1.3
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/10/1997 19:18:33
>From  Wed Dec 10 18:19:13 1997
>>> ... Linux ...
>> there isn't really a good X story for NetBSD/alpha.
>Assuming you're talking about the server, NetBSD 1.2's X server
>works fine on the Multia/UDB.  Linux's X server on the same hardware
>is unbelieveably bad.

Really? Works for me ...

>X11R6.3's xnest gets farther on NetBSD before crashing than it does on Linux.

That's good.

I think what a mean by "good X story" is that we don't support all
the available frame buffers and there is (at least as far as I know)
some difficulty now in rebuilding what we have.