Subject: Re: Alpha stuff for free
To: None <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/08/2003 20:06:58
On Monday, September 8, 2003, at 07:58 PM, wrote:
>>   If you're looking for a newer machine, I can't say enough nice 
>> things
>> about the AS500.  They're fast, take modern peripherals (68 pin SCSI
>> drives), and are relatively compact.
> Isn't the AS 500 the one that takes special, nonstandard memory? Do
> I remember that correctly?

   It does, and that sucks, but it's readily available on eBay.

>>   For a small and super-cheap PCI machine, the AS200 isn't bad.  I've
>> used a bunch of those.  Their power supplies can be unreliable, but
>> other than that, they do ok.
> Don't tell me that. My 200 has been holding up for seven years now, 
> running
> every day except when the power was out.  Knock on wood.

   Eeeek!  Sorry man...didn't mean to jinx you...


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford