[rescue] Transplanting a Sun Fire V210 motherboard - PSU requirements?`
raubvogel at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 12:48:22 CST 2013
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:46 PM, <microcode at zoho.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 01:31:07PM -0500, Mouse wrote:
>> >> [...] NetBSD [...]; even now, as far as I can tell Linux is the only
>> >> other option for the variety of hardware I have, [...]
>> > Something wrong with OpenBSD?
>> True, I tend to forget them.
>> So far, my perception of OpenBSD has not been enough better than NetBSD
>> to override that.
> Perceptions are tough to shake, and you write code for UNIX (and UNIX itself
> from what I can tell) and I just use it. So there isn't going to be much I
> can tell you.
> But...I used Free and Net and OpenBSD for a few years each and drew my own
> conclusions. While I no longer trust Free and Net (and haven't for years)
> I'm pretty happy with OpenBSD. I feel the development team is small enough
> and contentious enough (although surprisingly less so recently) that the
> code is actually pretty good. It supports a wide range of platforms but
> doesn't have all the features of Free or Net, nor the apps, but it seems
> more stable. From an end-user perspective it seems stable and performs well
> on my hardware (commodity Intel crapware and some new MIPS boxes).
> I'll try the SPARC64 when I get one of my Sun V210s PSU fixed up.
Would you like to borrow my PSU for the time being? Specially if
you map its pins <evil grin>.
>> What I'd _like_ to do is to head off in my own direction. I'm not sure
>> what, and I'm not sure I'm capable, but I am sure it would be
> I'd be interested in a project like that but I would have a loooong ramp.
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