Subject: Re: NetBSD and MCS based RS6000 machines
To: Allen Briggs <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/15/2000 17:48:49
On Tue, 15 Feb 2000, Allen Briggs wrote:
> > Was anyone out there interested in collecting information that
> > would be needed for a port of NetBSD to these beasts?
> We have one of these machines around, too, and I'd like to see a port,
> but I realistically don't have much time for it (I'd much rather work
> on the 88k ;-). I think we'd be willing to loan our machine to a
> developer if a machine is needed. My experience with the machines,
> though, is that the documentation is harder to get than the systems.
> If the information is available somewhere, I'd be willing to help
> collect it and I might find the time to hack on it.
> "We" is my day job office where I am not in a position to actually
> make the offer, but I can find out what's going on and make suggestions... ;-)
OK.. so we now really need people to contact IBM to try to obtain
technical information - probably the more the merrier (but be