Got delayed for over a day by the airline on Friday. Didn't
make it back home until 1am Sunday morning. Not a happy
The 4.3g barracuda drive for the HP712/80 turned up
so I spent some time installing it (exacto knife to the hard
drive supports). Fired up hpux, it found the extra drive no
trouble at all.
So, onto the installation of hppa-linux
0.9. No matter what I did, the machine would not boot from
the cd. Remembering deep back into the subconscious, I seem
to remember that the cd-rom drive has to have a certain
block size to boot the machine. So onto ebay we go, found an
old 4x toshiba external for $12.50 that should do the trick.
Hopefully this will be delivered this week so I can try to
get this up and running next weekend.
back from Anton for the ppc changes to ibmtr, just a small
change and then it looks good. I really need to get an older
powerbook so that I can test all this stuff, unfortunately
only the later models support cardbus as well, and they are
still too expensive.