Subject: very cool.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Herb Peyerl <email@example.com>
Date: 07/19/2001 07:05:16
I've been playing with the 720 for the last few days and I gotta say, I'm really
pleased with it. I had initially wanted an iPaq but the Jornada is functionally
more useful to me since I can carry it around and actually use it... somewhat..
1) where's the "/" key. The joy of NetBSD on the jornada is somewhat attenuated
by my inability to type "/". :) This is the japanese keymap I presume. There's
a couple other missing keys that I don't much care about but the '/' is fairly
2) I've discovered one can't build a useful installation on an 8MB CF card after
partitioning for msdos/ffs. So I've ordered a 128MB card. That's cool and all,
and after forcing the kernel to config root on wd0, it'll work fine, I'm sure.
3) is there any way to avoid having to pull the battery to reboot and have to
recalibrate your stylus every time? The wonder and joy of that experience is
beginning to wane somewhat.
4) I don't think I'd actually want to use an X server on the thing, preferring
instead to just use "screen" and save my web browsing for computers with actual
screen real-estate. But, has anyone built a simple-stupid X server for this
5) is the audio on the jornada hooked up to the MCP or is there a seperate
Anyway, that's all I have for now. Thanks again for all the hard work.