Subject: Re: buying more NetBSD hardware
To: None <>
From: Jay Nelson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/16/2003 09:09:47
On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 05:18:18PM -0400, Michael W . Lucas wrote:
> Hello,
> 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:
> i386
> hpcarm
> alpha
> 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?

What about an RS6K like a B50, It's different, there's a lot out there
with almost no os alternatives and almost nothing written on them. At
this point, they are even relatively inexpensive.

-- jay