[rescue] printing alternatives?
rdarlington at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 12:46:38 CDT 2007
The RaQ 4 is a K6-2 CPU.
RaQ 3/4 Note
Note that the i386-based RaQ 3, RaQ 3i and RaQ 4 models are not
supported by the cobalt port.
I think I'm up a creek, and I guess I can use this box as a paddle!
When the day comes to throw it out, I will mail the list.
On 7/6/07, Mike Hebel <nimitz at nimitzbrood.com> wrote:
> The steam powered teletype chattered and a message from Robert Darlington
> rolled out in a wad of paper tape...
> > Speaking of Cobalt. I have an old Cobalt RaQ 4 that I once tried to
> > put back into use with Fedora using the 2.6 kernel maintained by the
> > original kernel hackers that worked for Cobalt. This was incredibly
> > painful to get setup. Every time the power went out I had to
> > transplant the disk into another system to perform an fsck just to get
> > the sucker to boot back up.
> > Are there other operating systems that will work on these things now?
> > The box was a decent file server when it ran, but sooooo annoying when
> > the power cycled.
> NetBSD! NetBSD Baby! ;-)
> There's also a Debian port out there as well.
> Wait! You're talking about RaQ 4 right? That's an x86 box so almost
> anything will work as long as you can either manually install the software
> or do a net-boot install.
> For all my Qube, Qube2/RaQ2 (MIPS) boxes though I'm using NetBSD Cobalt.
> Mike Hebel
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