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Re: Fun with VLC

On 08/28/2011 04:15 PM, John Klos wrote:
I just wanted to share my experiences with a donated VLC. I put netbsd-5
built from 21-August-2011 on a 64 gig SSD on the SCSI bus and have been
running it ever since. It's stable, happy, slow as all heck, but such a
visceral example of tangible VAX hardware. I know a rack full of cards
on a real backplane is closer to a real VAX, but this hardware is much
more touchable than even my 4000/60 or 4000/90 systems (perhaps because
of how much of the CPU / motherboard is obscured by the CD carrier, the
video card and the memory).

It took four days to CVS the source tree. Damn! But all in all it's a
fun little machine.

  Excellent.  VLCs are wonderful little boxes.


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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