[rescue] what to do with a dec alpha 255
tbaldridge at gmail.com
Wed May 30 19:13:40 CDT 2007
Most Alpha's I've heard of today run linux. You could probably run
that on it, but then it'd kindof be "just another Linux box".
On 5/30/07, stephen price <sd_price at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Cleaning out my last (gasp) offsite locker of "junk" -
> ran across a dec alpha 255 desktop - was wondering if
> its worth keeping, if so - what o/s (have tru64
> 4.0f-5.2) but no real need. Maybe some other o/s or
> maybe give it away.
> Haven't invested any time in it - no idea if it powers
> up etc - have to get remaining junk out of storage
> locker first.
> Collective thoughts from the world?
> Also I think that I found a Sparc5-170 - case plastic
> a little crumpled but otherwise ok - anybody want it
> for shipping costs - else it gets pitched in the
> Argh - looks like one or two dlt 35/70 and a "big" box
> of recycle-able dlt tapes - some already degaussed -
> anybody use these?
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