Subject: Re: Autonice bugging my but!
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- HeadCandy.com <michaelv@HeadCandy.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/26/1996 09:59:38
"Michael L. VanLoon -- HeadCandy.com" writes:
> >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.
We have to decide what's more important -- keeping ourselves pure for
the PDP-11 port, or getting a practical operating system that works on
modern hardware together. The two are not entirely compatible.