[rescue] Fwd: SGI machines wanted

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Wed Jan 29 22:52:42 CST 2003

>Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 20:40:15 -0500 (EST)
>From: vance at neurotica.com
>To: Mike Johnson <mike at enoch.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Fwd: SGI machines wanted
>On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Mike Johnson wrote:
>> Yay!  OpenBSD for SGI! Anyone have any systems to volunteer?

Someone not like OpenBSD ????

Other than lack of SMP support, I've had good luck with OpenBSD
(and FreeBSD too).  I primarily use Solaris, but I also will begin
my Irix learning experience soon (restoring an Indy, and on a
Indigo 2 R10K Impact I just aquired).


Me neither (at least not the kind of hardware they are looking for).

Hope somebody does though, as I'm all for OpenBSD supporting more
platforms (which they'd revive PMAX, but I gather there is not enough
interest in keeping the port alive).

-- Curt

>Peace...  Sridhar
>> > We're looking for some MIPS-based machines, in particular,
>> > rackmountable ones if possible (no more floor space).
>> >
>> > In particular, first off:
>> >
>> > 	- SGI origin200
>> > 	- Momentum Ocelot/OcelotG with PMC NCR scsi (cPCI SBC)
>> >
>> > We might be able to use some other models too, but those are the
>> > initial target machines.
>> >
>> > If I said something wrong, I urge pefo to correct me in great detail
>> > so that we get the right hardware for our MIPS/SGI effort.  We need
>> > hardware here by about April so that we can make this effort fly
>> > during our next hackathon.
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