Subject: Thoughts on 1.6.1
To: None <>
From: Andrew Diller <>
List: port-hpcmips
Date: 08/19/2003 20:08:23
So I put my Toshiba card in the Z50 and booted it.

1.6.1 is nice on the z50, but has some problems.


- suspend doesn't turn off the LCD!
- can't see any other problems.....


- eraser works fine in x
- the disk activity light works (I love that)
- seems to know more about the hardware...

1.5.2 would always have to check the harddrive 3 times or so before 
booting, 1.6.1 boots right up, right away.

One weird thing, the Compaq 2010c wouldn't do a vmstat, its fine on the 
z50. I guess the kernels are in varying states of hardware zen with the 

On my z50, the machine keeps spitting out these vrpiu and giu data.
The gui data line is weird, its some lone line that means something:


like that, but it changes every time.

Anyone know what this means?

Lastly, were can you find some technical docs about the hpcmips specifics 
of netbsd. THe website just has mostly install related docs, for what I can 

-andy diller