Subject: Initial thoughts on NetBSD-pmax
To: None <port-pmax@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Stephen Carpenter <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 01/27/1995 18:15:43
  Since the port is still "preliminary pre-alpha" I'm very impressed. My system 
boots to multiuser and is quite usable. 

Bugs I have found so far (and haven't had the time to look into) are:

- Connecting from my DEC OSF/1 systems gives a "arptnew failed" message on the

- Mounting NFS filesystems hangs the machine.

- getty seems to use some unknown parity setting for the login banner (at least
  it's nothing by VT320 and decode).

- Writing to by floppy drive (rx23) gives a "Read-only file system" error.

- dmesg doesn't work (can't read the message buffer _msgbufp).

Stephen. (Speaking for myself as a UNIX nut and not in any capacity as a Digital

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