Subject: Re: DEC Alpha XL 366, can it run BSD?
To: Ted Spradley <tsprad@Metronet.com>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 12/19/1997 05:12:21
At 09:49 PM 12/18/97 -0600, you wrote:
>I just found out I'm going to have a happy Christmas indeed. My wife was
>playing at an internet auction and accidentally bought a Digital XL 366 Alpha,
>model no. SN-A23AA.
>Unfortunately, it comes with (gag!) WinNT. Please, tell me I can install BSD
>on this thing without being a certified kernel hacker.
Nope. You can't. The XL doesn't have an SRM console available for it and
NetBSD needs an SRM console.
Matt Thomas Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
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