[rescue] Time to replace the IPX

Scott Newell newell at cei.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:20 CST 2003

>> 	My OS requirements seem to eliminate SGI, and I suspect
>> anything Alpha based will be either too hot or too noisy.  
>Depends. A PC164 board can take up to a 500 MHz EV56 CPU and is just a
>regular ATX board. So it depends on the box you build around it. My PWS

I like the idea of an Alpha.  A lot.  SCA drives, or would I need (ugh)
80->68 pin adapters?

>Or a U5/U10 with SCSI adapter?


>AXi, AXe or the like?

Hmm.  I'll have to investigate.

>IBM, well. The 43P-{100|133|140} machines are supported by NetBSD, but
>not by the latest AIX. So they may be cheap to get. The installer is
>broken, so you need a bit of hand work to get it on the disk. At the
>moment I run NetBSD/prep on a 43P-100 and it works well. 

Having a hard time finding specs online...is that 10/100 networking
onboard?  SCA drives?  Is memory cheap and easy to find?


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