[openbeos] Re: Distribution/Upgrade Mechanism Question

BeOS already has a tulip driver... It may just work. Try it and see!

david

----- Original Message -----
From: "David J. Lowe" <DaveLowe@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 4:10 PM
Subject: [openbeos] Re: Distribution/Upgrade Mechanism Question


> It uses the Linux Tulip driver (ftp://ftp.scyld.com/pub/network/tulip.c,
> this link given at the LinkSys site).
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> I've looked at the driver, but at this point looking is all I can do (my
> career has been spent in visual c++/mfc and vb, so driver development is
> beyond me at the moment, particularly when porting from one unknown Linux
to
> one (currently) unknown BeOS/OpenBeOS).
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: openbeos-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:openbeos-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of David Reid
> Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 8:53 AM
> To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [openbeos] Re: Distribution/Upgrade Mechanism Question
>
>
> What's it based on? Or, if you run it with unix/linux, what does it call
it?
>
> david
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David J. Lowe" <DaveLowe@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 3:44 PM
> Subject: [openbeos] Re: Distribution/Upgrade Mechanism Question
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> > Linksys LNE100TX(v5) Fast Ethernet Adapter
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: openbeos-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:openbeos-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of David Reid
> > Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 8:44 AM
> > To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [openbeos] Re: Distribution/Upgrade Mechanism Question
> >
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> > What card is it?
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> > david
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "David J. Lowe" <DaveLowe@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 3:36 PM
> > Subject: [openbeos] Distribution/Upgrade Mechanism Question
> >
> >
> > > Hello, I'm very new here, and hopefully this question has already been
> > > answered (and if it has, could you point me to it?)...
> > >
> > > Has there been any thought towards system upgrades to the initial
public
> > > release (non-beta)?  If there are fixes to various parts, will people
> have
> > > to physically check a particular web-site to determine if they need an
> > > upgrade/fix?  Or will there be an update manager that can accurately
> > > determine what various systems/servers a particular box has and query
> some
> > > central repository for any potential fixes?
> > >
> > > I think this is a pretty important consideration for end-users.  I
feel
> > they
> > > want to simply use their system and have it "heal" itself as the
> > > weeks/months/years progress (and strongly feel that the last thing
they
> > want
> > > to worry about is whether or not their box is secure, flaky, etc, and
> they
> > > certainly don't want to worry about library conflicts, etc.).
> > >
> > > Anyways, hello all, and keep up the good work!  Hopefully some day
I'll
> > have
> > > the time to contribute to OpenBeOS (which will occur probably right
> around
> > > the time BeOS recognizes my nic card :-) ).
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