Orphan HP Alphaservers looking for a new home
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Mon Dec 17 20:00:26 CST 2018
On 12/17/18 5:27 PM, Richard Loken via cctalk wrote:
> Anything Tru64 Unix does VMS does better. Anything Linux does Tru64
> Unix does better.
If that's true, then I would expect Tru64 to have better support of
modern cryptographic ciphers than Linux. Carrying your analogy further,
I'd expect to see bleeding edge development on future ciphers on
> Have I made my bigotry clear?
Have I? }:-)
> You will seriously raise your electric bill and somewhat lower your
> heating bill. All of this hardware is 120V single phase but it would
> like a couple circuit breakers all to itself.
Do the breakers need to come from /my/ breaker panel? Or do the Alphas
care if they come from my neighbors house?
...Assuming that there's no sneak current or cross phase issues. I
guess I could power them completely from my neighbor's place and just
link our houses with optical fiber. :-D Or wireless! Seeing as how
Linux sort of supports wireless, (Open)VMS is bound to have support for it.
Grant. . . .
unix || die
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