Subject: Re: My 433T and NetBSD ?
To: Richard Allen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/10/1996 16:42:40
On Wed, 10 Jul 1996 19:49:26 +0000 (GMT)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard Allen) wrote:
> I own a HP9000-433T with 48 Megs RAM, 2 Gig disks and a large
> color monitor. I currently run HP-UX 9.10 on it but I'd love to
> give NetBSD a spin. I've been looking at the hardware compatibility
> lists and all is well, except for the Graphics display.
That will be a speedy NetBSD/hp300 system...
> My 433T has "A1416A" written on the backplane of the display card
> and on the card itself the following markers appear:
> model: 56-3109
> There is also a (E)PROM marked A1416-80004
Someone mentioned to me that there were some Catseye displays that had an
"A<something>" part numnber.
> This is a high resolution (1280x1024) 8bit deep color display, and
> I wonder if it's supported in NetBSD or if somebody is working on
> anything for it.
...and it's very likely that yours _is_ a high-res color Catseye. Give
it a whirl ... if all else fails, you can fall back on serial console
until a driver is written.
> PS: I'm not sure that I subscribed to the list correctly (havent heard
> from 'majordomo' yet) so please CC and info to me directly.
I think I saw your address in a "subscribed" message ... should get a
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