Subject: RE: Discord and DECay
To: Bucketmouth Frogstump <email@example.com>
From: Jochen Kmietsch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/21/2001 02:20:20
On Fri, 21 Dec 2001, Bucketmouth Frogstump wrote:
> Absolutely. Actually, if you've already got the system running, you really
> just need to build the TCWSCONS kernel - grab the syssrc tarball and read up
Oh! A friend of mine and I saved the DECs from the trash so we are both
pretty new at it, and thought that the built-in framebuffer was not
supported (at least I thought I read that). I put the dmesg at
http://www.esw-heim.tu-clausthal.de/~jochen/dmseg if you want to have an
expert look :)
> on kernel compiling. Oh, you can just unpack the kern.tgz file on the site
> and boot that, but it's built from 1.5 release sources. If you're running
> anything later than that, you should recompile.
Running 1.5.2 right now. Will read the docs.
> I'm not sure about X - the X server on the FTP site was built from the X
Console would be great for a start, X can wait but I will try it.
> The main intent of those files was to allow a full NetBSD installation from
> a bare system to running X without ever needing a serial console. They did
> the job admirably, but really need updating.
Cool. We did not know about that, did the whole serial console install