Subject: Re: need help spec'ing out box for NetBSD/alpha
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Isaacson <email@example.com>
Date: 08/27/1998 16:08:37
On Tue, Aug 25, 1998 at 10:03:49PM -0400, Christian Kuhtz wrote:
> I got $20K or so for a workstation and I'd like to spend it on an Alpha.
> Catch is, I haven't dealt with DEC equipment since the (*duck*) days of the
> Can someone recommend a good highend platform? What amounts of memory
> should I be looking for? Caveats with regards to graphics boards?
Given that kind of a budget, you might want to consider one of the new
21264-based systems. Unfortunately,
- They're not available yet (release October 1998)
- Might not support SRM firmware (at least not on the low-end MBs)
One reseller who has info on their web page is Hard Data, at
I don't know if you can buy a '264-based workstation from
Andy Isaacson firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Fight Spam, join CAUCE: