Subject: Re: BTW, the VAX-7000 doesn't run any UNIX, Isildur
To: Brian Chase <>
From: Julius Sridhar <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/03/2002 20:33:34
On Sun, 3 Mar 2002, Brian Chase wrote:

> > dont several people here already have vax7000s? wonko, sridhar, and
> > dave mcguire come to mind.. anybody have the time to try porting? if
> > we have osf1 working on the machine, which theoretically would only
> > require doing the cpu support, then getting netbsd to boot on it would
> > probly be easier..
> I'd be open to buying and storing it, but I currently don't have the
> means to run it due to being on the other side of the country from the
> location where I'd be able to store it.  It's a beauty of a system, so I
> hope it doesn't go to the resellers.  The suggestion the seller makes of
> turning it into a keg cooler is not a pleasant one.  If no one else is
> set on having it here, I'd be willing to provide a safe home for it.

No need.  If Isildur couldn't get his hands on it, I would buy it and run

Peace...  Sridhar