Flea Market finds...: VAX 5000/200 point me to a faq please...

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_aracnet.com>
Date: Sat Mar 17 15:59:48 2001

>Vax Station 5000/200 with 32Megs (?) $5


>Can someone tell me more about the VAX? I know nothing about these things.
>Either point me to a good faq or a manual or just tell me how to check this
>thing out...I searched the net and after 20 minutes found close to nothing
>about this thing...the compaq site is a maze....


It's not a VAX. Unless I'm mistaken it says DECstation 5000/200 on the
front badge. It's a MIPS based system that was built to run Ultrix, and at
least NetBSD has been ported to it (I think Linux and OpenBSD also). The
NetBSD site I referenced above seems to have the most info on these things.

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