Subject: Re: Dead Sparcbooks available free in Silicon Valley, CA
To: None <port-sparc@NetBSD.org>
From: Michael Parson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/29/2006 16:21:50
On Mon, May 29, 2006 at 02:16:52PM -0700, Ben Cottrell wrote:
> On Mon, 29 May 2006 13:29:38 -0500, Michael Parson wrote:
>> You might want to post this to the sparcbook mailing list
>> (email@example.com), I'm sure someone there might be interested,
>> or be able to offer up some help.
> What? And risk them having the L-word, or, worse, the S-word,
> installed on them? Especially after all of (the other) Michael's hard
> work on pcmcia and audio? Never! ;-)
I don't know that many (any?) are running the L-word on them. A good
number still seem to be running the S-word though, as was I till my HD
died and I decided to give Michael's hard work a shot and see what we
could do. I've been happily running an old -current for several months
now, even have wireless going!
> They've already been spoken for, btw -- although the person who spoke
> for them will only be in the area for one day and there's a small,
> but nonzero, chance that we won't be able to work out logistics. So a
> backup offer would still be welcome.
Good to hear they'll be going to a loving home.