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Re: HP 9000 Series 332 support. Hardware request.
> I recently acquired a 332 and wanted to boot NetBSD on it if I could.
Good to hear. (as a port maintainer ;-)
> I have an R/332 (instrument controller) with 1MB that I can briefly
> rob the ram from to get 5MB, but haven't tested it yet.
> Does anyone remember an older version that was known to work ok in
> just 4MB? (or possibly 5MB)
There was a report that a shrinked NetBSD 4.0_BETA kernel
somewhat worked on 9000/318:
6.x kernels include wscons support so they would be larger than before.
Anyway, it would be better to get an Ethernet card for NFS userland.
> Anyone in the SF Bay Area have any extra hp300 hardware they want to
> get rid of?
IIRC I have a DIO LANCE board (in Japan though).
I'll dig my junk box later.
> Ok, another question. If I add an intio attachment for 'gendiofb' is
> it likely to work for this device?
> "fb at intio0 not configured"
gendiofb is for DIO framebuffers on 9000/362 and 9000/382,
so it won't work on intio ones.
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