Subject: Re: Autonice bugging my but!
To: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/26/1996 09:59:38
"Michael L. VanLoon --" 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.