Subject: Re: Binary packages for HPCARM/NetBSD 3.0?
To: Mark Cyzyk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kim Moritz Nolde <email@example.com>
Date: 06/05/2006 17:51:49
Mark Cyzyk schrieb:
> (I've finally gotten NetBSD 3.0 up and running on my Jornada 720, with
> the help of Jason Mitchell's very useful jinstall.gz file....)
> Compiling software (using swap space on an NFS mount) is turning out
> to be a nightmare. One package depends on another package which in
> turn depends on another which is itself dependent on a package which
> ultimately fails the build process, breaking the chain all the way
> back up. (In my case, I can't for the life of me get Perl5 to
> I am noticing that there are A LOT of precompiled packages for NetBSD
> 1.6 on HPCARM up on the NetBSD ftp site. Does anyone know if/where
> these same packages might exist, but compiled for NetBSD 3.0? If
> there were an archive somewhere of all this then we could just
> 'pkg_add' and all would be well.
I´m currently building packages for NetBSD 3.0 with pkgsrc current from
04th of june 2006.
Unfortunately I do not have any FTP space where I could load them up...
Is it possible to give packages to
> Also, has anyone noticed that you can't really reboot from within
> HPCARM for NetBSD 3.0? It boots back out to WinCE, and I don't know
> about you but even then I have to take the battery out and put it back
> in to reset the monitor to acceptable levels of brightness/contrast.
> Then it's back to hpcboot.exe, etc. etc.
I have the same problem and there is no way to avoid it.
> Oh, also, I can't seem to contact the 'apm' deamon on my system. But
> I'm betting that this was something that just wasn't toggled on when
> the kernel I'm using was compiled?
> Mark Cyzyk
Kim Moritz Nolde