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Re: vax port status

 Just to clarify, you were able to install 4.0.1, then build -current
natively on your 4000/705?  You say you excluded the regression tests,
why is that?  Speed?  A workaround for a problem?

 Thanks, I am trying to get a handle on the current status and it's
very confusing.


On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 10:55 AM, Michael Schneider 
<ms%vaxcluster.de@localhost> wrote:
> I did, just recently (started last weekend and finished... well, later), and
> just for the fun of it.
> I installed 4.0.1, then compiled the whole system including x11 but
> excluding the regression tests.
> The resulting system boots fine and recompiles itself, with one exception:
> awk dumps core occasionally. I had to replace it with the 4.0 binary.
> The system used is a 4000/705
> I did not try to use the freshly compiled boot loader (/boot), i have to
> admit. But the rest of the system is now rock-solid, with 4.99.73 running

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