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Re: NetBSD/sun3 10.0_RC2 problems on sun 3/60

> > Oh, you have cgfour (with bwtwo for console text) on your 3/80?
> Yes but it's a 501-1248 with BNC connectors so not the right model for a 3/80.

Oh, actually 501-1248 works on 3/80? (Mine has 501-1443)

"THE SUN HARDWARE REFERENCE" part 1 says P4 on 3/80 is not same
as P4 on 3/60, but maybe it's about physical shape..

> > Could you also try Xorg server on it?
> >
> > It can handle two screens (both 8bpp cgfour and 1bpp bwtwo) on
> > the same display.
> X works but some error messages about the keyboard get drawn on the
> bwtwo blocking half the screen. Is there some way to clear the bwtwo?

There are two workaround:
 - xrefresh(1) command
 - start xinit with stderr redirect to null ("xinit > /dev/null 2>&1" etc.)

> Also X is painfully slow, to the point where the cursor doesn't track
> smoothly.

Well, we (and other guys) alyways say "it works but not usable"
but per our policy "it works because it's properly designed" :-)

We still demonstrates "SNS on old 680x0 machines" etc. on conferneces:

Izumi Tsutsui

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