Subject: Re: Could run NetBSD 3.x or 4.0 on AlphaServer 2100 ?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Gianluca Bonetti <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/10/2007 17:21:53
On 10/04/2007 18:51:36, Anders Hogrelius wrote:
> As you may have read in earlier threads on this list the SMP
> functionality of NetBSD isn't really stable yet. Even if you get a
> kernel that boots, you should expect the occational hang... If you're
I actually run NetBSD 3.0 on a couple of AS4100 equipped with 4x
EV56/466/4MB and I do very heavy recompiling for hours.
It runs rock solid so I thought that the problem was about AS2100 only.
Maybe the port-alpha kernel developers are happy to hear that SMP runs
so good on the AlphaServer 4100.
The problem with AS2100 is that it doesn't boot even with single
Do I have to pull away the second CPU?
> interested in trying Tru64 Unix which is supported contact me off
> list and I'll make CD images and the necessary PAK's available.
Thank you for your kind offer.
I have a huge lot of Digital Unix/Tru64 releases but really I never got
any interest in it.
I have OpenVMS 7.3 installed on another disk on this machine and I boot
it once upon a time.
My interest is only on open source operating system, at this time.
It seems that I have to stick on AS4100s for running NetBSD.