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Re: Is this list alive?

On 12/18/2012 01:11 PM, Sean Davis wrote:
> Mine (an AlphaStation 5/266) died from a power surge. I'd love to get
> another, but even eBay seems mostly dried up.

  5/266...What model, specifically?  And where are you located?  I have
some Alpha hardware here that can possibly be re-homed.

> I can't say I would use it for much, but I love having other
> architectures around for compile testing. If my C ran on x86, amd64,
> sparc32, sparc64, and alpha, it would run on anything (I just added a
> DNARD to the collection... In 2012)

  Portability is a good thing, especially now with ARM poised to take
over pretty much everything.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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