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Re: Compaq testdrive
- To: advocacy_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org, bunbun_(_at_)_reptile_(_dot_)_rug_(_dot_)_ac_(_dot_)_be
- Subject: Re: Compaq testdrive
- From: Ross Harvey <ross_(_at_)_ghs_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 20 Oct 1999 13:59:40 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Wim Vandeputte <bunbun_(_at_)_reptile_(_dot_)_rug_(_dot_)_ac_(_dot_)_be>
> Compaq has added FreeBSD to their list of "TestDrive acros the Internet"
> I'm sure testdrive_(_at_)_compaq_(_dot_)_com would be pleased to know there are more
> BSD's out there that have been around a bit longer... Point them to
The problem here is that Compaq wants to show off their fast EV6 (21264)
alphas, and the other testdrive is the AlphaServer 1200.
OpenBSD doesn't support either of these platforms even in monoprocessor
mode, although platform support could be imported from NetBSD. To do this,
however, someone probably need hands-on access to the hardware.