Will FreeBSD run on AlphaServer GS60E?
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Sat Mar 11 11:52:19 UTC 2006
On Sat, Mar 11, 2006 at 09:21:17AM +1100, Scott wrote..
> Hi Guys,
> I have the opportunity to obtain a Compac AlphaServer GS60E system, with 4 x
> 700 Mhz Alpha 21264 processors, 4 Gb RAM, 2 x Storageworks 7x36gb disk
> Am I likely to be able to get FreeBSD 6.0 or other versions to run on this
Not recent versions of FreeBSD no. Lacking hardware for development and
test the support for TurboLaser has been removed from the install kernel.
Matt used to have access to TurboLasers over at NASA Ames, but that is no
longer the case. The last time I tested on the GS60E I used to have at
> 1x AlphaServer 2100A 4/275 which I'm currently rebuilding ('twas short of
> some parts, which I'm currently ebaying for, and hope to finish next
2100A is a tricky box, I do not know how well it runs these days.
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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