[rescue] Transplanting a Sun Fire V210 motherboard - PSU requirements?`

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Wed Feb 27 17:03:24 CST 2013

On 27 Feb 2013, at 17:42, Mouse <mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG> wrote:

>> NetBSD has really changed.  Stuff seems so much less stable and
>> well-implemented now.  I think they got in over their heads with the
>> sheer number of architectures supported.
> I dunno.  I see it more as their having been lured by the societal bias
> towards commercial success, even though that's not terribly relevant to
> a volunteer open-source project.  So I see them as trying to beat Linux
> at its own game, and I believe they'll get their asses handed to them
> at that.  And, in the process, they'll alienate the userbase who wants
> a small, clean, multiplatform system - the announcement that everything
> but amd64, arm, i386, and maybe one other were now second-class
> citizens was a masterpiece of spin-doctoring, but the content still
> struck me as a clear "see Figure 1" to the now-second-class ports, and
> those who care about them.

Wait, they dropped all but those from tier 1 status?!  Wow.

>> So choose closed, choose broken/in-over-their-heads, or choose
>> fractured and political.
> And, of course, those categories are not mutually exclusive. :(

Correct. :(

>> There are unfortunately no good options...
> Too true.  This is why I'm still with NetBSD: I haven't found anything
> better for my purposes/tradeoffs. :(

Yeahall the old stuff I like won't run modern software or on modern hardware.
I mean, I intend to use an Indy as a workstation for awhile for a reason. ;)

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