Subject: Re: Medusa T40
To: None <email@example.com>
From: maximum entropy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/26/2000 15:24:07
>Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2000 21:14:50 +0200
>From: Leo Weppelman <email@example.com>
>On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 04:08:30PM -0400, maximum entropy wrote:
>> >Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 21:46:56 +0200
>> >From: Leo Weppelman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> >On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 05:04:56PM +0200, Matthias Kretschmer wrote:
>> >> Hi
>> >> Does the TT clode Meduas T40 (with ET4000 GFX-Card, ISA, VME, ...) works
>> >> with NetBSD/atari?
>> >No, it currently does not. I need a volunteer with a Medusa T40 to accomplish
>> >this ;-) Currently, the falcon, hades (40+60) and tt030 are supported and
>> >I have a Milan I board lying around now that I like to try.
>> I have a Medusa T40. Are you looking for a volunteer who can actively
>> develop, or just to test things you develop? I'm afraid a port to a
>> mostly-unsupported system I know little about would be far beyond my
>I am looking for an active developer. Besides the fact that developing for
>a machine you can't directly test your stuff on is a tedious effort, there
>is currently far too much on my plate to take extra things.
>The big problem with the atari port currently is that there are too few
>actual developers. I do basically all kernel stuff on my own. Julian helps
>out with some other stuff every now and then (see ahdilabel), Thomas takes
>care of the X11 stuff mostly. Dave is helping me out on building the release
>(and hopefully some following snapshots). And this is the core of port-atari
>currently... I am trying to write down my list of 'current' projects and
>some other stuff I like to happen. See if there are takers for some of
>Uhm, I see my reply is a bit 'ranting', sorry. It is definitely not
>personal, it's my own frustration ;-)
No problem. As you know, I have contributed some small things to
NetBSD/atari in the past. I just don't want to volunteer for a
project that I know is outside the scope of my abilities. Now that I
know what's expected, I'll have to decline to volunteer myself for
If anyone with the necessary skills is interested in adding support
for this machine, but doesn't have the hardware, send me some mail and
maybe we can work something out.
entropy -- it's not just a good idea, it's the second law.