[openbeos] Re: Unsuccessful OpenBeOS installation.

  • From: <kevin.lawton@xxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 14:02:35 -0000

How so ? 
   
-----Original Message-----
From: Bruno G. Albuquerque [mailto:bga@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 13 November 2003 14:27
To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [openbeos] Re: Unsuccessful OpenBeOS installation.

I am pretty sure now you're not really talking about OpenBeOS, but *BeOS*
itself.

-Bruno

> Allright, then. Before I start bombarding the list with my OpenBeOS
> installation woes in detail, is this the right place to be asking such
> things ?   The biggest PITA at the moment is finding a graphics mode my
> Matrox graphics cards will accept !  BTW: Is the issue of
> booting/running OpenBeOS from hard drive already being addressed ?   Is
> documentation, lists of FAQs + hints & tips currently in hand ?   Kevin.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Phipps [mailto:mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 13 November 2003 12:58
> To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [openbeos] Re: Unsuccessful OpenBeOS installation.
>
> This is exactly on topic.
>
> There isn't a lot written because getting the whole system up and
> running isn't  possible yet. We aren't at the point where we can boot
> from a hard drive. We have  never run the servers (app_server,
> input_server, etc) on our kernel (since they  won't fit on a floppy),
> etc. We have done some betas of individual kits, if that  is what you
> are trying to do.
>
>
> On 2003-11-13 at 05:14:33 [-0500], openbeos-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Hoping that this question is at least moderately close to being
>> on-topic: I've worked at getting OpenBeOS up and running on a few of
>> my systems, and  found the process very difficult to achieve
>> successfully. Before I start  moaning and groaning about this or that
>> problem, I thought it would be a good  idea to ask if there is any
>> hardware compatibility list available and any hints  & tips, FAQs or Q
>> & A s I could be directed to, please ?  I don't want to be  wasting
>> anyone's valuable time explaining stuff which has been covered before
>> and documented.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Kevin.





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