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Re: any NetBSDers here?

A . Bergman
February 12, 2003 01:22
Re: any NetBSDers here?
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On onsdag, feb 12, 2003, at 10:17 Europe/Stockholm, Jarkko Hietaniemi 

>>> A pmax machine _upgraded_?  Do you have a time machine that will take
>>> _the rest of the world_ back to 1990? :-)
>>  ...
>> Heheh, I meant I will be upgrading the version of NetBSD to one with
>> real pthreads. I don't see a need to upgrade the hardware, it works
>> very nice ;-). It even builds Encode in less than 2 hours!
> I have fond memories of pmax, I had a DECstation as my workstation for
> a couple of years.  Do you feel like installing Ultrix, we have not had
> Ultrix smoke testing for years? :-)


Uhm, I would rather not install Ultrix, even if I had a way to get hold 
of it! But I have a spare SCSI disk that I could run Ultrix on for 

It is a DECsystem 5000/200 with 152mb of ram, so it's a pretty nice 
machine, I got it for free from the Swedish Customs when they took it 
out of production 9 months ago, and had to carry it around on a train 
ride from LuleƄ.

Now I am just hoping they will retire the MicroVAXes so I can grab one.

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