Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Dave McGuire <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/18/1998 13:18:38
On Sun, 18 Oct 1998, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>Dave McGuire writes:
>> If i386 is the most widely used NetBSD port, that sure is a shock
>> to me. I certainly haven't seen it. I booted 0.9 on a 4mb
>> 386/16 just to prove that it could be done, but that's about it.
>You are unusual. I know of a couple of major developers that don't
>own any i386 hardware, but even most of the people hacking NetBSD for
>machines other than i386 own an i386 running NetBSD, too. I've got a
>bunch of sharks, but I mostly run on my i386 boxes. I've got a lot of
>machines deployed at clients, all i386, and by far the largest
>category of users I've seen overall appears to be i386.
Point well taken, and I'll note that most of the folks I know around here
don't use PC hardware because they dislike it for one reason or
another...which isn't altogether unusual. :) That's probably what brought this
weird gang of people together, actually.