Subject: Compaq Testdrive: NetBSD 1.5.1/Alpha
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From: Brian A. Seklecki <email@example.com>
Date: 12/28/2001 05:39:09
...has anyone else played with this machine? It's a DS10-L w/512 meg
running a GENERIC kernel.
...they drop outbound tcp/udp/icmp, so the box is basically useless for
toying, but you can ftp _to_ it, so I was thinking about cross-compiling
some kernels on it. It's free CPU time on a nice machine.
COMPAQ AlphaServer DS10 466 MHz
8192 byte page size, 1 processor.
total memory = 512 MB
(2824 KB reserved for PROM, 509 MB used by NetBSD)
avail memory = 467 MB
using 3271 buffers containing 26168 KB of memory
cpu0 at mainbus0: ID 0 (primary), 21264-4 (pass 3)
cpu0: Architecture extensions: 303<PAT,MVI,FIX,BWX>
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