Subject: Re: Autonice bugging my but!
To: Ty Sarna <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/25/1996 20:58:12
>In article <>,
>James Graham - Systems Mangler <> wrote:

>> A *week* for a kernel rebuild?  What platform out there takes a week to
>> rebuild a kernel?  It sounds like something needs to be fixed somewhere
>> in a _very_ major way.  Even under 4.3 BSD a VAX didn't take a week to
>> rebuild the kernel, and this was an 11/750 -- a 640 KIPS machine.

>NetBSD/vax on a 11/750 takes more than a week, from what I read a while
>back on port-vax. Things to keep in mind: it may take longer than 4.3BSD

Oh my!  There comes a point when it's not worth it.  Can you seriously
get *anything* done on such a machine?  (And I thought those things
were God-awful slow running VMS... ;-)

You might consider making it into a very nice art-deco acquarium type
of thing.

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
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