Subject: Re: ELC with pc532
To: Jon Buller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/1996 14:12:47
On Wed, 19 Jun 1996, Jon Buller wrote:
> Well, I had problems moving the DEC RZ55 (I think thats what it is
> anyway) to the pc532, so I used my Wren4 instead. For some reason
> the pc532 hangs when it tries to probe the DEC, maybe I'll look
> into it later. The Wren4 has been giving me lots of soft correctable
> errors, so I'm taking it out of service, but it did this last job
> just fine (provided you ignore all the corrected error messages).
I have a similarly behaving Wren on my NetBSD/vax system. :(
> I'll send the boot output when I get the PPP line built and connected,
> and the rest of the system unpacked and installed. I have a bit
> of recabling to do on my SCSI busses too. The ELC did not have any
> problems with the /netbsd kernel, but did report that there is a
> cache bug and it uncached the trap page I think. (It's a foggy
> memory from late last night, er, early this morning.)
The cache bug is a standard NetBSD message - presumably
SunOS & Solaris do the same thing but just tell you about it -
its nothing to worry about.
> Is there a relativly current binary snapshot, should I use the 1.1
> binaries, or just wait a couple of weeks for 1.2 to come out?
Looks like Matthew Green has already answered that :)
> Thanks for all your help. I should have it farther along this weekend,
> and hopefully mostly functional with X11 in 2 or three weeks, depending
> on my work and my 7 month old daughter's schedule.
You can pull down a binaray X11 distribution or the source
should compile pretty much out of the box (from memory).