[rescue] Total corporate madness (

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Thu Aug 7 10:41:19 CDT 2003

On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 11:19:41AM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Thursday, August 7, 2003, at 05:32 AM, Frank Van Damme wrote:
> >>   Well, for every *active* connection maybe.  But big AlphaServers 
> >>have
> >>amazing I/O bandwidth.  It's hard to make an AS4100 sweat.  I'm not
> >>even running all four procs right now because of a NetBSD bug...it's
> >>running uniprocessor, and never hits a load average of 1!
> >
> >Argl, an SMP box running NetBSD... what a waste! I would expect tru64 
> >or
> >Linux...
>   I dislike Tru64, and the box is critical to my income so I won't run 
> Linux on it.  The system has never crashed or misbehaved in any way.  
> And it's *screaming* fast.
>   I trust NetBSD 100%, with good reason.

Speaking of NetBSD, have you ever tried reading/writing ext2fs drives
with it?  

For reasons that are lengthy to go into, if reasonably possible, I'd
like to drop a 30gig ext2 disk into a NetBSD machine, but leave the disk
an ext2 disk.

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