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Re: device matching at mainbus
> > I'll ask you again If I think that it helps, ok?
> Sure, you're welcome to ask me anytime, provided it's OK if I end up
> answering "I don't know" - or, occasionally, "I don't have the leisure
> to think/talk about that now".
> > But I can't even read a NetBSD Manual..think I have to install a
> > native System on my VS4000/90 or install a "cross manual system"..
> In most respects, a NetBSD install on any other architecture will do as
> well. If you install something recent enough (2.0? 3.1? I forget when
> it came in), you can even do cross-builds. I don't recommend them for
> most purposes (for vax especially; ISTR an issue which was hidden for
> months by cross-building, and it was on vax), but they can be very
> useful for doing an initial bootstrap build.
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Crossbuilds with NetBSD are relative easy it seems, at the moment I'm only
crossbuilding the kernel on a FreeBSD Host.
When you say "any NetBSD will do" .. I had to install it on some machine
anyway, so I can also use the VS4000/90 that sits unused below the Table
and have a VAX host. Ok, not a Supercomputer anymore, but one if the
fastest VAXen I think.
So far as I know there is one of the disk slots empty, only had to look how
to fasten the disk. An other problem is the disk size, will 4GB from
$manufacturer work or are there some disksize related problems? I think I
have some 9,1GB too, even 2 and 1 GB but they are reserverd vor the
Maybe I have to search for an AUI to TP Module and have to crimp some MMJ
to DB9 cables.. Is there an X-server vor the VS4000/90?
By the way, I have an RZ58E with a defective PCB, my attempts to fix it
failed. Has anyone here a disk with defective mechanics for me (only need
the pcb so the shipping should be cheap and no prob at all, I'm paying
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