[rescue] Fwd: SGI machines wanted

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Wed Jan 29 23:38:48 CST 2003

On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:

> >> Yay!  OpenBSD for SGI! Anyone have any systems to volunteer?
> >
> >*barf*
> Someone not like OpenBSD ????

You got it.

> 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).

I've been using NetBSD with SMP support for a *while* now.

> >No.
> Me neither (at least not the kind of hardware they are looking for).

I have the kind of hardware they're looking for, but they're not getting

> 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).

Just run NetBSD/pmax.  Works just fine and is well-supported.

Peace...  Sridhar

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