On Sat, Nov 15, 1997 at 11:05:16PM -0500, Ryan wrote:
> It seems there's been very little traffic on this list lately; I suppose
> school and work has us all busy.
It's also that the traffic of this small list has a bit moved to
> Anyway, I'm about to acquire a second MIPS machine soon -- a NeTpower box
> with an R4400 75mhz and some (apparently) custom boards - a SCSI
> controller and a Prograph 1280 24-bit video card. The problem may be that
> it will be difficult to find docs for the hardware. The video card
If I remember right the SCSI of the box is the normal NCR SCSI 53C9x
hostadapter just like in the Mips Magnum 4000.
> manufacturer was a company called MediaVision, which has gone out of
> business (according to NeTpower tech support). If anyone knows anything
> about the NeTpower MIPS line, please do a cat brain > mail \
> firstname.lastname@example.org =).
> BTW, is anyone considering X support for the MIPS line? And how is the
> DECstation port progressing?
In fact there has even been worked on X support. We've got client libraries
(I did the work, lost it on a disk crash and Miguel reimplemented it ...
DECstation ... Sorry, no progress. I was hoping to get a set of docs into
my fingers which would have got the DECstation guys back on the hacking
track but so far not success ...