[rescue] looking for a Multia
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Aug 11 23:43:16 CDT 2003
On Tuesday, August 12, 2003, at 12:16 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>>> Hey folks. I'm looking for a DEC Multia, either the 166 or 233MHz
>>>> version. Anybody have one they don't need?
>>> Isn't that one of the alphas that you like to benchmark against
>> The very one. But to act as a firewall and DHCP server for a
>> two-machine network on the end of a slow DSL pipe, it's perfect.
> Hmmm. How might it do as a firewall/ppp/NAT/router box? And what were
> you thinking of running on one?
For a low-bandwidth application it'll be fine. I've run AS200 4/166
machines in that capacity on several occasions with excellent results,
and while those machines aren't nearly as dog-slow as Multias, they're
not exactly zippy.
I use NetBSD in those applications.
Dave McGuire "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL -Bill Bradford
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