Subject: Re: KA675/KA680(?) Kernel available
To: Michael Kukat <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/13/2001 19:58:52
  Thanks for working on this.  Can you suggest a course of action for
installing NetBSD/vax on a 4000/400 which currently runs VMS?  It has
a TF85 tape drive.  I can stick a Qbus SCSI host adapter in it if that
would help.  It's been a long time since I've run NetBSD/vax...too long!

       -Dave McGuire

On January 13, Michael Kukat wrote:
> as my VAX 4000/400 is just untaring base.tgz to my hard disk, i would say i
> give this kernel out for testing. All 4000/400 users should just test it, and
> the 4000/500 users should report me, if this kernel "accidentally" works on
> this machine also. 4000/500 will be reported as 4000/400, it it works. This
> doesn't really matter, as the machines are nearly the same.
> Get it here:
> (Be patient, this is just a 64KBps dialup line with dynamic IP, so the link
>  could break during transfer, but for 800KB, this should be ok).
> Please report me your test results!
> TODO: Cache should be enabled (currently off while testing)
>       Hm... it doesn't see all 3 disks ans 2 tapes... KFQSA problem.
> 		Clean up a bit.