Subject: Re: VAX 4000 108... any good for NetBSD
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Rumi Szabolcs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/27/2003 02:48:09
On Sat, 26 Apr 2003 16:41:06 EDT
> A friend that is a non-VAX type has a 4000 108 crate that
> might find itself in my VAX stable, with some arm twisting.
> The machine looks more like a PeeCee than a VAX, in its
> minitower box. But, I understand that current runs on it,
> and that it is relatively fast. Can anyone explain the pro and
> con of this box for NetBSD use? Any gotchas one might
> need to be aware of? Are there any manual pdfs available
> on the net?
wouldn't that be fscked up by the famous NetBSD bug which
writes into 4000's firmware? or has that already been solved?
I wouldn't put anything else but OpenVMS on such a machine,
thats my personal opinion...