Subject: Re: Qube 2 - 1.6.1 and 3
To: Alex Pelts <email@example.com>
From: Erik Berls <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/10/2007 15:24:39
Well, the second machine wouldn't need to be live all the time. At
home I've got an external drive for my game machine. (External SATA)
That works pretty well, and I can get things built really quickly.
On 1/10/07, Alex Pelts <email@example.com> wrote:
> I thought about that but I need to maintain another netbsd machine and
> all I have is another windows machine. I could make another machine but
> I am going for space/energy efficiency and another machine would kind of
> defeat the purpose. I might as well run netbsd on another machine and
> forget about qube all together.
> I actually thought about ppc mac mini. That would serve the purpose well
> and look cute at the same time. I would prefer off mainstream processor
> so binary exploits are harder. I would run netbsd or linux on it.
> Erik Berls wrote:
> > Also note, that there was a paper at pkgsrc-con a couple of years back
> > about cross compiling pkgsrc on mips and arm. It might be worth
> > taking a look at that.
> > -=erik.
> > On 1/10/07, Alex Pelts <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> It is true but now days there are many small cases that look as good or
> >> better. I wish I could upgrade hardware on the cube to something
> >> comparable to intel 500Mhz or more. I guess that would be AMD based
> >> qube :)
> >> Regards,
> >> Alex
> >> Pete Rushmere wrote:
> >> > On Wednesday 10 January 2007 21:39, Alex Pelts wrote:
> >> >> Just curious why buy another? If I sold mine I would buy something
> >> more
> >> >> powerful. Compiles are a big pain on that machine.
> >> >
> >> > Why not? They look good!
> >> >
> >> > Regards,
> >> > Pete
> >> >