[ntp:hackers] Mort the frog
stenn at ntp.isc.org
Tue Jun 27 04:21:56 UTC 2006
> I'm being booted out of my rather oversized lab and have room for only a
> few machines in the machine room. I'm moving two machines home, making
> the total eight are available for test. The IPC, RISC, Alpha and HP
> machines will go, leaving only FreeBSD rackety and Solaris pogo,
> bridgeport, baldwin and malarky. I have a choice of Intel or Alpha to
> run Linux. Which should it be?
I'd vote for Alpha, as it is Different, and an equivalent argument can
be made for using Intel.
How possible/difficult would it be to move the IPC, RISC (which risc is
it?), Alpha, and HP elsewhere?
> Does anybody use a serial MUX in FreeBSD to hook up machine consoles for
> remote access? I've used a serial MUX in Linux, but don't know of a
> generic driver. The MUX I have is a 4-port SIIG using standard UART chips.
If this is the one in albert, there was a time when albert ran FreeBSD
and we used that same serial card for serial console access under
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