Subject: Re: XFree86 on NetBSD/alpha
To: Tom Haapanen <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/22/1999 01:38:27
<daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU> (Tom Haapanen) writes:

> Bought the last ones from  He doesn't appear to have
> that exact one right now, but he does have a bunch of attractively priced
> Alpha 164 combos available through eBay, though:


> These are ATX boards, but I think they do need a special power supply.
> Maybe someone knows what kind of power supplies actually work ...

"Need" is a strong word.

A pair of good tweezers and some electrical tape on the ATX power
connector is all that's necessary to make a standard ATX power supply
work. You probably want to go out of your way to find one with an
additional hard (not software-mediated) power switch, though. 

        - Nathan