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Re: cobalt raq4

On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 04:09:08PM -0700, Ralph Forsythe wrote:
> If you can get it on the Cobalt, go for it.  I think there was some port
> in progress for the Cobalt a while ago, not sure where that was left off.
> The main problem I can see is there are no floppy or CD drives on the RAQ,
> they are designed to be imaged over the network using their own software.
> -rf
Well, i don't think anybody will give to me to just "try it out, buddy":)

> On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Leopold Bloom wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have to setup dns-servers for my company. For obvious reasons i
> > (and my company too:-) want to use OpenBSD with its default version
> > of bind. The idea is to employ cobalt raq4 (intel-based) because they
> > are offered (including connectivity) by the provider. This solution is
> > the cheapest at the moment. So i'd like to ask: Has somebody installed
> > OpenBSD on those machines (AMD k-6II CPU, 8 G harddrive, two nics, 128 mb
> > ram )? I didn't find more specific hardware-info else i would have looked
> > at OpenBSD's hardwarelist.
> > The good news is: OpenBSD will be used anyway, so we'll rather use different
> > hardware then a different OS:)
> > I found some raq releated stuff in the archives but that was misp-related
> > and relative old if one thinks about how fast OpenBSD developes.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > Alf
> >
> > btw.: Are there some pitfalls with bind in general that i should be aware of?