[rescue] Sparcstation Voyager free to good home
alaric at metrocast.net
Fri Oct 9 16:28:03 CDT 2009
der Mouse wrote:
>>> I started installing OpenBSD on [a Voyager] but discovered the
>>> internal disk isn't big enough to hold the ports tree.
>> I was using one as an x-terminal earlier this year, and it was very
>> nice. Still a usable machine. (Booted over the lan, with local
> I have one and find that at least one model of SCSI/IDE glue board
> allows me to put a moderately large (from a Voyager perspective) disk
> in it. Suddenly it becomes a fully usable machine.
Disk performance and capacity is part of why I abandoned it. Not only
did it fill up the disk trying to unpack the ports tree, but just
*deleting* the incomplete ports tree was taking hours.
Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 DoD#299792458 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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