[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD 5.X, renaming interfaces, and boot scripts

Trish Lynch trish
Tue Nov 2 10:57:36 EST 2004

On Tue, 2 Nov 2004, Tillman Hodgson wrote:

> Oh, nice! I'd love an E250 or E450. Real SCSI (Ultras have IDE),
> multiple processors, all good stuff. Too heavy to make buying and
> shipping off Ebay worthwhile though :-(

Yeah, mine was decommisioned at work, I drove it home that night :)

> http://www.seekingfire.com/projects/e3hardware/
> The benchmarks linked to from that page are interesting too. The IDE
> interface on the Ultra 5/10 boxes is horribly bogus--I get better
> bonnie++ results from an NFS mount than I do from local disk.

> Currently, my only multi-CPU machine is a SparcStation 10 with dual Ross
> HyperSparc 90s  running NetBSD. It's a great little machine, but I'd
> prefer bigger iron ;-)

I have a bunch of sun4m boxes

a sparcclassic, an SS5/100 and an SS10 with a Ross HS150, one runs
Solaris, the other 2 OpenBSD, and I also have an Ultra 2 Dual processor
box running Solaris 9 these days.


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