Subject: Re: rfv: Access to reasonable NetBSD CPU
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/18/2000 06:21:07
David Brownlee <>  wrote:
 > 	I've just been talking to someone who is trying to debug code
 > 	on a NetBSD/hp300 box, and would greatly benefit from access to
 > 	a faster machine on which to shake out MI issues.
 > 	We have a specific build lab for 'full' developers, but it can be
 > 	difficult for others.
 > 	I wondered if we had any kind souls out there who would be willing
 > 	to offer accounts to those interested in working on code under
 > 	NetBSD. Doesn't have to be an 'open to anyone' situation, 
 > 	Big CPU is good, but the wider range the better - it would be good
 > 	to allow people to optimise their code on a vaxen :)

Actually, the build lab isn't strictly for developers.  Recently, the new
kermit release was compiled for distribution in the build lab by a non
NetBSD developer...

Of late, the build lab machines have sort of atrophied a bit due to
the company which houses them being in mid-office-move...