Subject: Re: Are PC164 based alphas supported?
To: Chris Csanady <>
From: Carl S Shapiro <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/06/1997 15:12:35
> I was looking through the information on, and noticed that
> NetBSD only supports alphas with the SRM console.  Is there any work to
> support the cheesy NT/ide style booting?  Or is this already in current?

No.  But the SRM console is easy enough to get.

> We are looking at looking at buying a bunch of machines from DCG or
> microway, and would like to verify that they do or do not work.

The Microway boards would seem to be able to run NetBSD.  The PC164's from
DGC seem to be run-of-the-mill DEC AlphaPC164 motherboards.