Subject: Re: buying more NetBSD hardware
To: Michael W . Lucas <>
From: J. Buck Caldwell <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/15/2003 16:29:38
Michael W . Lucas wrote:

>I'm trying to accumulate a reasonable variety of hardware to run
>NetBSD on, for writing articles.  The catch is, I want usable hardware
>that is sufficiently unique to be worth writing about and interesting
>to read about, and is usable in a day-to-day context.  A Dreamcast
>might both boot and work, but from reading the ports page it seems
>more useful for bragging rights than anything else.  :-) So far, my
>platforms include:
>Are the, say, sparc or macppc platforms sufficiently different that it
>would be worth picking one up?  Or are there other particular
>platforms that might be worth checking out?
Well, you're really not living unless you're running a VAX of some 
vintage... :>

"It doesn't matter how fast your computer is, because mine could smash 
yours flat if it fell over on it."