Subject: Re: AlphaStation 1000A
To: Paul Mather <>
From: Jochen Kunz <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/14/2002 15:35:43
On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 12:44:49AM -0500, Paul Mather wrote:

> Because in many ways it is more hassle for me to build and keep up to
> date things I use on Tru64 than on NetBSD 
I can understand this. Tried to update fetchmail on my Tru64 machine 

> I use ipfilter.
Firewall != Server. 
A IP filter on the actual server machine is good, but there should be
a (hierarchy of) dedicated firewall / IDS / ... machine(s) IMHO. 

> I quite like Tru64---particularly AdvFS---but for my purposes, NetBSD
> is a whole lot more suitable.  
> If it makes you feel any better, I still admin a Digital Unix 4.0G
> system running on a DEC 3000/300 here... ;-)
Ahh, OK. You get dispense. ;-)
I just wanted to asure that this isn't just an other case of blindly 
ignoring everything unknowen or unusual. The world is full of colors.
Please don't paint everything grey. 
Hmmm. I should go and install VMS on one of my VAXen. ;-)