Subject: Re: ddb; how about adb?
To: None <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/26/2002 13:55:07
>>i saw one...four years ago.  maybe five.  the place it was being
>>used...well...i think it's safe to say it's almost certainly still
>>there.  you know how some places are still using 30 year old
>>mainframes?  the same principle applies here.
>Those boxes needed a really cool computer room. The one I worked on
>was directly over a perforated tile in a raised floor area.

well, when i say "saw" i actually mean "logged in".  my reaction was
one of "what's this...?  oh...hey, neat!  i thought these were all

>Anyway, I'd rather have a Sequent Symmetry or Balance machine running
>NetBSD. I spent a lot of time with an S81 with 20 386/20 processors
>and also a smaller, later box with 4 486/50 processors.

mmm.  :)

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