[rescue] Linux

Bill Martin wrmartin at verizon.net
Mon Dec 2 12:17:00 CST 2002

Whew!  Thanks.  Perhaps I'm paranoid (perhaps?), but I had been wondering 
why I was the only bidder.  The price ($199 + $32 S&H) seemed in line with 
what other DEC Alphas were selling for.  Any gotchas with this box and BSD?

Bill Martin

At 10:38 AM 12/2/2002 -0600, you wrote:
> > I just bought a 433AU on
> > ebay.
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=1486&item=2072111150
> >
> > It won't arrive until late this week, when I'll be on the left coast
> > visiting my daughter.  It was listed as "ALPHA PROCESSOR UNIX ,LINNUX ,NT4
> > COMPATIBLE."  Now this thread has me worried that maybe the *processor* is
> > compatible but the ROM isn't.  Can anyone set my Alpha-newbie mind at ease?
>The PWS au boxes are able to run OpenVMS, Tru64, Linux, and
>Eric Dittman
>dittman at dittman.net
>Check out the DEC Enthusiasts Club at http://www.dittman.net/
>rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue

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