[rescue] Blade 100

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 16:45:43 CST 2006

velociraptor wrote:
> On 1/20/06, Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Anyone know where I can get a Sun Blade 100 (or even a 150) as cheaply
>>as possible?  I need to replace my parents' router/mail/squid/dns box,
>>and I think the Sun Blade might be the right thing.
> Squid?  I hope you aren't planning on Solaris w/the internal IDE drive...
> like molasses, in winter, my friend!
> I'd vote U2 or similar myself if you are going to use Solaris.
> If you go Sun Blade, and are not using Solaris, read up on the
> DMA stuff, as there is a known problem with DMA being on and
> boot  loader/root file system corruption.  The on-board IDE is
> serious junk.

It's going to be NetBSD.  I was considering using a SATA card and 
forgoing one of the FDDI interfaces.

Peace...  Sridhar

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