Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: "J. Scott Kasten" <jscottkasten@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] Indigo2 IP22 [Was LiveCD RC6]
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 15:54:01
Message-Id: Pine.LNX.4.64.0702111033590.10541@bluefang.tetracon-eng.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-mips] Indigo2 IP22 [Was LiveCD RC6] by "Stephen P. Becker"
Hmmm...that's unfortunate.  Does anyone know how to contact him?

He hasn't had a chance to learn to hate me yet...maybe I might have some 
luck.

-S-

On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Stephen P. Becker wrote:
> > Depends on your definition of vaporware. If "doing 90% of the > work and then refusing to release the code because he never quite > finishes any fucking project and is embarrased by his code" qualifies, > then yes, it is vaporware. This guy has a history of doing exactly > this, and it is extremely frustrating. Also, he absolutely refuses to > provide the patch if you ask him directly. > > >> http://www.tal.org/~milang/o2/ >> >> Got to this site. It's mostly O2 stuff, but if you look carefully in >> his screen shots, there are two that are supposedly of this FB >> console for extreme. One shows text, another a floating boxes >> animation. > > That is indeed onion's site. > > >> Go into his kernel directory, and you can download the IP22 kernel >> ready to run. > > Yes, I have tested this kernel and it does indeed work. Again though, > no code... > > >> I looked carefully through all his patches and links. The extreme >> patch is not to be found. I don't even see an email for this >> "milang" fellow. However, interestingly, some of the kernel config >> files are labled "onion". >> >> If we get lucky, the right search terms in the world brain (google) >> might just yeild fruit. I'll keep poking at it. > > No, it won't. If there isn't a patch on onion's site, then there isn't > a patch anywhere (unless by chance somebody else independently wrote a > patch and then never bothered to announce it to the linux-mips > community). > > -Steve >
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