[rescue] Compaq ES40
ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 12:31:37 CDT 2008
Lionel Peterson wrote:
> Today I went to the Princeton University Surplus Sale and picked up an
> ES40 Alphaserver for a good price.
> It is complete, with 3 Fibre cards, a SCSI card, and a second Ethernet
> card, along with dual 9 gig SCSI drives and a CD-ROM drive...
> Aside from Linux, what are my OS choices? I'd prefer free/media cost
> The system powers up, tests 4 CPUs (does that mean it has 4 CPUs?),
> tests PCI and memory, then displays the SRM release.
> It is in a rolling cabinet, about the size of an Sun E450...
> Tips/pointers appreciated,
NetBSD might run on this box. I've heard it either way. Give it a try.
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