[talk] Fwd: 2017-03-25-netbsd-hpcmips.img

Jun Ebihara jun at soum.co.jp
Fri Mar 31 19:09:52 EDT 2017

From: George Rosamond <george at ceetonetechnology.com>
Subject: Re: [talk] Fwd: 2017-03-25-netbsd-hpcmips.img
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:03:00 +0000

>> tpctl means "touch panel control", special setting for hpcmips/arm/sh.
>> I'll make comment out next hpcmips image.
> There's touch panel control support on the WorkPad?  That confused me...

hpcmips machines except IBM Z50 has touch panel.
So at that time,I can't imagine this situation,IBM Z50 user report to me.

> Also why is $TERM set to wsvt25?  vt220 seems work for me better for the
> screen size.

Switch vt220 to wsvt25 on wscons support comes to hpcmips.I think.

> I have three cards donated by other NYC*BUG people.
> * rtw (on OpenBSD) Realtek 8180 RTL8180F which is a Linksys 802.11b card
> * another Realtek 8185 which uses re(4) I think.  It's from Encore
> Electronics

> * then the closest to wokring is the wi(4) from Microsoft MN-520 which I
> think requires firmware.  ISL3873 PRISM2.5


> Huge thanks if you could add any of those drivers in... it saves me from
> having to cross-compile on some other ancient hardware.

try 4 lines on ANY machine you have:
ftp ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-current/tar_files/src.tar.gz
tar xzvf src.tar.gz -C /usr
cd /usr/src
./build.sh -m hpcmips release

> Not quite sure how I'm going to use this.. but I'm positive I wont build
> perl from source like Sevan :)

I try to make 
pkgsrc/x11/mlterm  .. to sixel graphic displayable console
pkgsrc/net/sayaka  .. twitter client.

> Any ideas on using resize_ffs(8) besides doing from another NetBSD box?

connect CF card via USB dongle.
"Growing the root file-system"

Jun Ebihara

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