> If I can be of any help kernel hacking let me know, although I have done
> quite a bit of windoze/dos C programming, some unix admin stuff and a few
> bug fixes in freebsd I have never done any kernel hacking (good time to
> start I suppose !!!)
Sure :-) I wasn't a kernel hacker too before I simply couldn't resist
to work on it...
> Please let me know what I can do !!!!!
> >I also guess that you want to subscribe to our mailing list.
> >Please let me know if I shall put you on.
> yes, please do put me on the mailing list.
OK. I'll subscribe you. The list's address is <email@example.com>.
What you can and should to then is to ask Stoned Elipot
<Stoned.Elipot@univ-evry.fr> if and how you can help him with
the Olivetti support. Also, if there are any questions, please
feel free to post on the list.
> >BTW, What kind of OS are you running on that box? WinNT or
> >perhaps Mips RiscOS ?
> At the moment, nothing !! It is a bare machine that I picked up quite
Ah, guess you got it from Applied Personal Computing ?
> I was going to install WinNT but I would rather put a unix variant on it, I
> thought about port PMAX for NETBSD but as It does not yet have native
> binaries and does not directly support the Olivetti I thought I would see
> how the Linux Port is doing
> I know that this may not be very popular but my main unix machine is
> currently running FreeBSD (sorry) any chance of a cross compiler ????
Well, we have crosscompiler patches and binaries available. It
shouldn't be a problem to make mipsel-linux-gcc running on a
> I realise I ought to install i386/Linux really though (g)
Well, it would be useful, of course. But I don't mind if you
continue to run NetBSD. No religions on this list :-)
Well... Welcome to Linux/MIPS! Have fun!