Subject: Re: It's dead Jim
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 08/19/2002 23:31:00
Luke Mewburn said:

>The "locore" stuff for the Alpha based filers did come from NetBSD,
>which is what the copyright statements in the OnTAP manuals refers
>to.  Given that NetApp have gone back to using x86 CPUs in their
>boxes, it's unlikely that much of the NetBSD code in OnTAP is used

Originally, they went to the Alpha because a 100Mhz Pentium running
their code could swamp the x86 bus. Yet another company screwed by
Rick Kelly