Looking for a small fast VAX development machine
holm at freibergnet.de
Mon Feb 22 06:51:58 CST 2016
David Brownlee wrote:
> On 22 February 2016 at 09:00, Holm Tiffe <holm at freibergnet.de> wrote:
> > Bryan C. Everly wrote:
> > > Greg,
> > >
> > > I applaud your goal. I'm trying to resurrect my 3100 so I can try and keep
> > > this architecture alive on OpenBSD.
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Bryan
> > ...you would'nt have much fun. Even an 3100/M76 ist dog slow..
> > Build a "world" on such a machine takes alsmost a week, not hours.
> "Fun" is definitely dependent on frame of reference - I'm still
> looking out for a uVaxII to go alongside my VAXStation 4000/90 on
> which to run NetBSD (specifically to get timing numbers for every
> NetBSD release, and "Just Because" :)
Yes, it depends..
I at least have a card cage with an uVAXII (KA630, UC07 etc ) and had run
Quasijarus a while before. Yes it's fun to play with old machines, but I
don't think that it is funny to build and test Software like PostgreSQL on
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