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Re: Olivetti console - eureka!

Subject: Re: Olivetti console - eureka!
From: Wayne Hodgen <>
Date: Mon, 20 May 1996 09:20:33 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Paul Antoine" at May 18, 96 02:15:58 pm

> YAY!  The hacks to vga.c were horrible... and now I can use g364.c as
> a template for the DECStation console!  I love it when you guys
> reduce the amount of work to be done.. :-)

*snicker* Yeah, I was hoping someone else would do it too ;)

> > 1.3.97). I'll leave 6 VC's scrolling all night to see if it blows up.
> Famous last words... :-)  How did it go?

Fine, the console seems solid now. I left it going for over 17 hours doing
ls -lR in 6 VC's (load 6+ poor thing) and to Ralfs bitter disappointment
nothing happened ;) I haven't had a kernel panic since then... (touch wood).
I have had some wierd problems with "ri exception in delay slot" which
seems to come and go though. I spoke to Ralf yesterday and he says he's
fixed some nasty bugs over the weekend and will clean up his 98 tree for
release RSN (yeah - we've heard that before right :)

On another note: I fished out a set of X11R5 sources (they still have the
mips hardware support) and I'll have a look see. Maybe I can get X11 for
the g364 pretty soon ...

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