Subject: Re: State of ALPHA alpha 1.3
To: Mark H. Levine <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/10/1997 16:24:42
On Wed, 10 Dec 1997 14:05:39 -0500 
 "Mark H. Levine" <> wrote:

 > I wonder if this means you think there is a working XFree86 for it now,
 > or something other than the TGA1-only server?  Moving folks off Linux,
 > which someone else held out as a goal, will take having a display driver
 > that works, I would think (I know it is true for me).  I watched NT on
 > a 21164, and it screams.  I would love for the picture you paint to be
 > true :).

It all depends on your goals.  In many ways, NetBSD/alpha outperforms
Digital UNIX in I/O operations.  That is our (NAS's) primary focus.

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