Subject: Re: is there a new alpha snapshot coming out soon?
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Mike Nguyen <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/20/1998 18:08:06
I think a good time would be when the ZLXp-E2 framebuffer code is working.
That's what I'm waiting for, at least.


On 20-Aug-98 Ross Harvey uttered:
>> From: Rob Robertson <>
>> Status: R
>> Hey Y'all,
>> Is there a new alpha snapshot coming out soon?
>> I tried to upgrade from the current snapshot, to
>> netcgd^H^H^Hbsd-currrent, and the current kernel won't boot on my
>> 4/200...  
> If there was a good reason to do another snapshot I would be happy to
> crank one out...though it's a little difficult this week due to egcs
> integration issues. (Yes, the old, separate, alpha toolchain module has
> been taken out and shot. The alpha toolchain is now the in-tree egcs
> code, though not completely able to deal with the entire source tree
> yet.)
> There was a time when kernel builds got errosr from the ncr SCSI driver,
> but that was between 7/31 and 8/10.
> You know, you have given us next to no information...could you maybe
> elaborate on what `current kernel won't boot' means?  If you received a
> report from someone with as little info as you have provided, what would
> you think?  And how new are yours sources, etc, etc...
>    -- Ross Harvey

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So, what's with this guy Gideon, anyway?  And why can't he ever
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