Subject: Re: Public Testdrive: NetBSD 1.5.2/Alpha
To: Stephen M Jones <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/28/2001 18:37:18
On Fri, 28 Dec 2001, Stephen M Jones wrote:

> > ...has anyone else played with this machine?  It's a DS10-L w/512 meg
> > running a GENERIC kernel.
> Dear Brian & group -
> The following could be viewed as an advert for a non profit organisation,
> but I believe it is totally related to the use and development of NetBSD
> on the ALPHA ..
> While this Compaq machine is a 21264, I'd like to make a small
> announcement that the SDF public access UNIX system, which has been
> around for well over 10 years, has been running on NetBSD on 21164s for about
> 6 months now.  Its a nonprofit organisation and allows accounts to the public.
> There are limited usage of tcp/udp/icmp protocols for pre-validated and
> validated accounts with roughly 60mb of diskspace.  Life time members who make
> a tax deductible donation have access to their own private server, outbound
> connections and roughly 300mb of disk space.  Access is via a multihomed 155mbit
> datacentre network connection (100mbit LAN)
> There are four 21164 systems to play with.  All are dual processor
> 533mhz machines, but of course only one of them supports MP.
> 'sdf' dual 21164 @533mhz, 1024mb ram, 50gigs, NetBSD-1.5.2
> 'otaku' dual 21164 @533mhz, 1024mb ram, 100gigs, NetBSD-1.5.2
> 'droog' dual 21164 @533mhz, 1024mb ram, 50gigs, NetBSD-1.5.2
> 'bjork' dual 21164 @533mhz, 256mb ram, 18gigs, NetBSD-1.5ZA
> You can gain access by telnetting to '' .. after
> your account is made, ssh is welcome.
	Would you be interested in belign listed in the 'sites running
	NetBSD' page - maybe even on the testimonials? We'd be more than
	willing to include a link with details on how to sign up.

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --