silicon Graphics hardware
dkelly at hiwaay.net
Mon Sep 22 00:34:33 UTC 2008
On Sep 21, 2008, at 2:23 PM, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> FreeBSD does not (AFAIK) run on any Silicon Graphics machines.
During SGI's descent from greatness into obscurity they built Windows
NT machines with Intel CPUs before embracing Linux. FreeBSD *should*
run on those systems but IMO SGI performance and/or reliability
doesn't justify their cost. OTOH if you are trying to resurrect free
hardware then just "try it, nothing to lose." But at some point one
must consider whether the cost of electricity to run old hardware is
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
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