Subject: Re: Greetings
To: Marcus Comstedt <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: port-dreamcast
Date: 01/09/2001 16:49:56
On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Marcus Comstedt wrote:
>   jwb> Although I can't yet release proprietary technical information publicly,
>   jwb> there are other ways we might be able to help out with this sort of project.
>   jwb> For example, we may be able to help with testing or verification of
>   jwb> compatibility with various revisions of Dreamcast hardware.  We also may be
>   jwb> able to audit your work for security errors or other problems in
>   jwb> implementation which may make your work unstable with specific respect to
>   jwb> the Dreamcast.
> This is an excellent offer!  While it's pretty simple to get something
> that appears to work, there is always the question of "is this really
> the right way to do it?  will it work in all cases?".  If you can help
> us answer those questions, it would mean a lot.

This is indeed a great offer, and from my experiences that I've made with
Toshiba, doing evaluations for/on vendor machines helps both NetBSD and
the vendor to find out possible problems, incompatibilities, etc. FYI, I'm
doing evaluation of NetBSD on Toshiba machines.  Their NetBSD web pages
are at

Thank you for your help! :)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>