Subject: Re: MVME167A, NBSD1.4(patched), rock-solid xdm
To: John D. Baker <>
From: Steve Woodford <>
List: port-mvme68k
Date: 09/15/1999 20:03:01
Hi John,

On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, John D. Baker wrote:

[xdm problems on mvme167]

> I was finally able to return to this machine and I think I found the problem.
> The xdm-config file, freshly installed, defines an Xservers file which itself
> contains at least 1 entry.

Please send an 'xsrc' PR for this.

> I'm now getting ready to lug my crate to an exotic computer user's group
> meeting.  That should be some fun--I'm sure many of these folks have
> never seen a VMEbus system before... :-)
> I'll take a '147 along too, so I can demonstrate the use of off-board
> memory.  Hmm, maybe I'll see if I can bring an analyzer from work and
> show them the activity.... :-)

Cool! Just make sure to point out the sucky performance is not totally the
fault of the '147 when VMEbus memory is used!

Cheers, Steve