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Re: FYI newport abscon

To: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Subject: Re: FYI newport abscon
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 1998 11:59:05 +0200
Cc: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <19980802112712.38261@alpha.franken.de>; from Thomas Bogendoerfer on Sun, Aug 02, 1998 at 11:27:12AM +0200
References: <19980802022907.05519@alpha.franken.de> <Pine.LNX.3.95.980802003721.4859A-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca> <19980802112712.38261@alpha.franken.de>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Sun, Aug 02, 1998 at 11:27:12AM +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:

> yes, and that's my primary goal. The closer we get to the current 2.1.x
> kernel, the better we can merge our changes into Linus tree. And this is
> the best thing to let people see, that the MIPS port is still alive.

>From the next week on I'll spend allmost all my time again on Linux, so
if there it is possible to convince Linux to accept our patches, then we
can make it.

> > Well, this is very cool.  What kind of use is this?  aalib... man, that'll
> > be neat.  To hell with X when you have aalib.
> 
> :-) As I only speeded up scrolling time, it won't make any difference for
> aalib. But sitting in front of a fast console you get the impression, that
> the machine flys:-)

How true.  Also the old console is very buggy.  When using the driver for
the Linux console aa plain doesn't work.

(And who says one needs stinking X for c0o/_ D3m0z ;-)

  Ralf

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