Subject: Re: AlphaStation 1000A
To: Jarkko Teppo <email@example.com>
From: Paul Mather <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/13/2002 13:46:24
On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 08:27:47PM +0200, Jarkko Teppo wrote:
=> Paul Mather said:
=> > Finally, is this graphics adapter supported under X?
=> > cirrus0: Cirrus Logic CL-GD5428 (SVGA)
=> > _512 Kbytes
=> > cirrus0 at eisa0
=> Hmm... d o n ' t e v e n t r y i t. Sorry. The built-in cirrus
=> is unbelievably slow. I mean, reaaally slow. My suggestion is to go with
=> serial console or sacrifice one of the PCI-slots for a decent adapter
=> (which might be tricky...).
I don't want to use it as a desktop machine (it acts as a WWW and FTP
server), so it isn't very important, but it would be nice to have X
available. I do have a serial console. I plan on installing the
20021121-1.6_STABLE snapshot and upgrading to -current (the existing
machine runs -current). Hopefully that snapshot is installable via
the system console, though.
=> > ATM Subsystem configured with 1
=> > _restart threads
=> > ATMUNI: configured
=> > ATMSIG: 3.x (module=uni3x) configured
=> > ILMI: 3.x (module=ilmi) configured
=> > ATM IP: configured
=> > ATM LANE: configured.
=> > ATM IFMP: configured
=> I've never tried Tru64, but is that just the subsystem or some sort
=> of card ?
I don't know. Right now, the machine is locked away in someone's
office, so I can't poke about to see what it actually has installed,
Thanks for all the info. It is very helpful.
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