Subject: Re: RAM for DEC 3000/300LX
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Paul Mather <email@example.com>
Date: 05/26/1999 21:16:53
On Thu, 27 May 1999, Simon Burge wrote:
=> Dave McGuire wrote:
=> > On Wed, 26 May 1999, Paul Mather wrote:
=> > >I recently bought a DEC 3000/300LX from a local surplus auction. It is
=> > >completely stripped. I just tested it using some RAM borrowed from
=> > >another 3000/300, and, apart from problems with the onboard framebuffer,
=> > >it works. Now, I'd like to put NetBSD/alpha on it, to complement the
=> > >NetBSD/pmax on my DECstation 3100.
=> > The 3000/300LX is a nice little workhorse machine. I've got about six of
=> > them here doing various things; they take load VERY well when they have enough
=> > memory.
=> Compared to his DECstation 3100 (16MHz MIPS R2000), Paul should notice a
=> difference - even with minimum memory :-)
I already have! I just finished installing NetBSD/alpha 1.4 using the
borrowed 32 MB of RAM, and the machine *flies* compared to my good ol'
trusty DECstation 3100... :-)
Kudos to all the NetBSD/alpha team for such fine work.
"I don't live today; maybe tomorrow..."
--- James Marshall Hendrix