It feels SOOOO good to run a modern OS on classic computers
ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 08:16:40 CST 2006
Dave McGuire wrote:
> From 1994 (or so) through 1997, I ran two DECstation-3100s in
> production roles on my home network; one as a name server and one as a
> mail server handling several medium-volume lists. Around the same time
> I used a pair of VAXstation-3100/38 machines in production doing the
> same things at an ISP in NJ. All four machines were running NetBSD.
> They barely broke a sweat under the load, and had a 100% reliability
> record for the nearly three years that they were running.
I *still* use a DECstation 5000/260 as my DNS server and backup
mailserver today. The machine (200MHz R4400, if memory serves) is
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