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Re: z50 working
I have some packages for 3.0, at http://neiu.edu/~edshawr/hpcmips/
Window managers, editors, etc.
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 9:06 AM, Khoa Tran <piper_the%hotmail.com@localhost>
> Ah yes, be prepared for a long haul :)
> It's going to take hours + hours to extract the pkgsrc archive to your
> system, and then hours/days/weeks to compile sw. If you have another
> NetBSD/*BSD/Linux/etc. box with more power, you can get a distcc setup going,
> but the configuring/etc. will still take place on the z50, and it's still
> painfully slow. I'll try to dig up a link on how to do this later today.
> Look through www.pkgsrc.se for software packages without lots of
> dependencies, or dependencies on big libraries. I use the blackbox window
> manager on my z50, and it didn't take a glacial age to compile. (I use
> version .65 and not .70). As for text editors, I still mostly use vi :P
> Beware of anything that requires GTK. GTK 1x apps run (but the GTK itself
> takes a lot of time to build), GTK2 is Right Out.
> > Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 11:32:52 -0400
> > Subject: z50 working
> > From: justin%shiningsilence.com@localhost
> > To: port-hpcmips%netbsd.org@localhost
> > I managed to get a z50 with extra RAM off of ebay, and I have it running
> > NetBSD 4.0 now from a 1G CF card.
> > Are there any prebuilt pkgsrc binaries around for NetBSD 4.0/hpcmips? I
> > can run programs from my main machine via X, but some things (local editor
> > other than vi, or a different window manager) would be handy.
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