Subject: Re: Anyone running a Sparc5/170 ??
To: None <port-sparc@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 07/01/1997 18:54:52
> I'm really happy with the stability of this system.  I wish I had some of the
> newer SVR4 emulation stuff in, and I sure wish we had an audio driver for the
> sun4m's, but otherwise, I'm as happy as a clam.  I used to think that the i386
> port was the paragon of stability (in the official release versions), but my
> Pentium 133 under 1.2 is doing Weird Things now, like trashing /var/cron/log
> and having "amd" hang when it tries to do automounts and having the whole box
> freeze up (unpingable!) while I tried to close my X windows and log off, etc.
> None of this stuff happens on my SS20 ...  (Too often on the mailing lists
> we get bogged down in the endless cycle of new code/"This is broken!" posts.
> I just feel the need to insert the occasional "Attaboy!" every so often  (-: )

I'll say "Attaboy!" also...   And FWIW:

ppp-gw:~> uptime
 6:51PM  up 399 days,  1:09, 1 user, load averages: 0.17, 0.10, 0.09
ppp-gw:~> uname -a
NetBSD ppp-gw 1.2_ALPHA NetBSD 1.2_ALPHA (GATEWAY) #0: Tue May 28 17:27:38 EDT 1996     gillhaa@ghost:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/GATEWAY i386
ppp-gw:~> exit

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