[rescue] what to do with a dec alpha 255
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Wed May 30 20:48:57 CDT 2007
On Wed, 30 May 2007, stephen price 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.
Use it for learning VMS.
If you can be okay with VMS being very-much not Unix, it's a wonderful
operating system in its own right. Also, the stark differences in how
it operates will give you a better feel for some things that you just
took for granted while running Unix.
Jonathan Patschke ) "If we keep our pride, though paradise is lost, we
Elgin, TX ( will pay the price, but we cannot count the cost."
USA ) --Neil Peart, "Bravado"
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