Subject: Re: NetBSD/pmax 4.0_BETA problems
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/26/2006 20:05:59 wrote:

> 1. If installing via serial console, there are debug messages for all
>     key presses, making it very hard to read anything.  (Installing via
>     framebuffer looks much better.)

Hmm, dz problem on 3MAX? What debug messages?

> 2. Installation of 4.0_BETA (from SCSI CDROM) feels quite a bit slower
>     than 3.0.1.

AFAIK there is no particular changes in MI SCSI between 3.0 and 4.0.

> 3. Makedev fails on the 'mouse' device.

Umm, "makedev mouse" should be removed from etc/etc.pmax/MAKEDEV.conf.

> 4. startx works out of the box :-) which is good news, because it
>     didn't work with NetBSD 2.x or 3.x.

BTW, even on 3.x, the Xserver should work with the WSCONS
(not GENERIC) kernel.

>     However, the mouse cursor moves
>     down to the right-bottom corner of the screen, and stays there.

Here is a simple test problem for wsmouse:
Izumi Tsutsui