Subject: Re: Current port status on J720?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alex Poylisher <email@example.com>
Date: 01/18/2006 12:44:49
I am running -current on a J728 now, with icewm, links-gui, 2 mutts
and 2 aterms open, still about 14M free.
On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 11:21:38AM +0000, Michael Blatt wrote:
> > When I was young, I did this (minus dillo, which didn't exist) with
> > 8 MB, although on a Motorola 68030 CPU and with a 3 or 4 bit deep
> > planar framebuffer.
> I remember using Linux with X on a Psion Series 5mx (ARM7, 36Mhz, 16MB
> RAM) back in my younger, more foolish days.
> Just wondering how NetBSD compares in RAM usage. Right now I'm running
> Familiar Linux + Opie on my Jornada, and the RAM usage is fine. But
> since the 728 has 64MB I thought I'd check.
> As far as WMs go, DevilVM
> (http://n.ethz.ch/student/dobinr/devilwm/index.html) sounds like a
> good idea.
> Porting Opie or even GPE would be great, but I'm no good as a C/C++
> coder, so I'll keep quiet :-)
> So, NetBSD-3.0 (release) is cross-compiling at the moment. Just trying
> to get a feel for it. So far it's similar enough to OpenBSD that I
> don't have to look too hard.
> I didn't see any mention of 3.0 on hpcarm, mind you. Guess I'll find
> out whether it works once I have a 1GB CF card in hand.