[rescue] Rescued RS/6000

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Sun Oct 5 14:21:55 CDT 2003

On Sun, 5 Oct 2003, Jochen Kunz wrote:

> > I'd think he'd probably be happier with AIX on this box.
> Well, depends on his personal preference. NetBSD/prep runs well once you
> get around the broken installation. But given that NetBSD/prep has no
> Xserver, AIX is the way to go if you want a machine with X11.

I find that AIX tends to be a bit more "slick".

> > It's actually a decent machine.  It's no POWER-series (It's PowerPC),
> > but it'll run AIX just fine.
> AFAIK it has a PPC604e. At least the former 43P-(100|133) and later
> 43P-150 machines have PPC604e.

The 43P-100 and 43P-133 are 604-based.  The 150 is 604e-based.

Peace...  Sridhar

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