From: "Frank Neumann" <Frank.Neumann@Informatik.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
Subject: Forwarded Info: Linux programmer's meeting, update #1
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Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 13:32:54 +0200 (MET DST)
Hallo wieder, liebe Zielgruppe,
anbei ein paar neue Infos zum in etwa 2 Wochen stattfindenden Linux/m68k-
(und andere) Programmierertreffen hier in Oldenburg. Wer sich noch gerne
anmelden moechte - es ist noch nicht zu spaet. :-)
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here's a first update on the programmer's meeting in ~ 2 weeks:
- Once more - just in case you didn't notice - the meeting had been moved
to the weekend 18th - 20th of September, NOT 11th-13th.
- I have put up the usual page with explanations on how to get here etc. at:
Those who haven't yet been with us in the last 2 years will need this.
- The following people have so far more or less reliably announced that
Ralf Koblenz (maybe)
Peter de Schrijver
Markus Illenseer (NetBSD)
Andreas Gelhausen, Klaus Weber (maybe, NetBSD)
Stephan Kuhlmann (+Ulrich Neumann?)
(plus your host truly :-)
Additionally, I had a little bird whisper into my ear that James Troup
will probably make it as well, something I'd be very happy about.
There are still a few more people whom I'd have expected to at least
leave a note that they'll come around for a short visit (those who
live near Oldenburg - you know who you are). Maybe I'll hear from you
Well, I can imagine anyway that some more of you will contact me really
soon now because you just read what famous people we have around here. :^).
Right now, the number of penguins attending the meeting will probably
be quite a bit larger than the number of human beings there. :-)
I also expect some local Linux enthusiasts to drop by for a short time
and see what's going on there. Those of them who read this: Please,
don't feed the programmers (unless asked to do so!).
- I'll try to finish one or more little surprises until then, but this is
something I can't say anything about now. :-)
- Needed hardware: Just yesterday I became lucky owner of an old diskless
Sparcstation 1+ which still seems to work. To make real use of it, I'd
need an AUI->BNC transceiver - if anyone can borrow one during the meeting
(and maybe sell it then), I'd be very happy. The machine has also just
got 8 MB of RAM right now, a bit more would be nice - so, if you find
some old 4M * 9(!! parity required!) 100ns or faster SIMMs, please take
them with you to the meeting (I'd need 8 of those).
- Provided hardware: Konrad Blum will be so kind to put his old faithful
Atari TT onto the meeting (but he wants it back afterwards! :-). We'll
be able to do test installations of Debian/m68k on it, and maybe other
experiments. Thanks Konrad! Roman Hodek said he'll bring a Riebl Ethernet
card with him so that this machine could even take part in the network.
- Those of you who come by train: Please contact me soon so I can coordinate
how to get you from the station (got some helpers here fortunately :-).
(Uhm..anyone coming by plane to Bremen? Maybe Bernd Harries will be able
to get you from there).
- As far as I can tell from the replies I got so far, everyone knows who
to get here or with whom to drive. If something has changed there and you
need a lift, shout now.
I believe that's all for now - more updates coming soon.
-- + Frank Neumann, Hauptstr. 107, 26131 Oldenburg, Germany Make the stones + + Mail: Frank.Neumann@informatik.uni-oldenburg.de IRC:Franky blossom! + + http://www.informatik.uni-oldenburg.de/~amigo/ (PGP PubKey available) +