[SunRescue] SS2 usefulness (waz: 5 major manufacturers?)
BSD Bob the old greybead BSD freak
bobkeys at weedcon1.cropsci.ncsu.edu
Wed Sep 27 15:16:39 CDT 2000
> Several years ago, the SS2 was a very viable desktop workstation.
> They're still capable of the same work today as they were back then.
> Just because faster systems exist doesn't mean the SS2 has somehow
> magically gotten slower.
Hey, I still run an SS1 as a end-of-the-line web/ftp server.
It floats OpenBSD, and is solid as a rock with 4HD's. Netscraping
the web is... s l o o o o w, but usable in a pinch. As a server,
it does fine. Since I am only on a 10mb net here, it is plenty
fast to keep up.
> Put it up and give it a shot...you won't be disappointed.
Go for it!
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