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by ClassicHasClass
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Setting up lightpptd on IRIX 6.5
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: Setting up lightpptd on IRIX 6.5

If you have Perl, you can also use HTTPi. It works with 5.005 and up.

http://www.floodgap.com/httpi/

(Disclaimer: the author is a total jerk)
by ClassicHasClass
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 410
Views: 12296

Re: your latest purchase

Just say Snoracle!
by ClassicHasClass
Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)
Replies: 55
Views: 1127

Re: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)

I think it's convenient, but not terribly ergonomic. Having the trackpad off to the side is at minimum bad mojo. But ergonomics isn't the point of something like that.

I don't know anything about the screen or battery, either.
by ClassicHasClass
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)
Replies: 55
Views: 1127

Re: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)

I'm not sure how sustainable it is either. I was actually willing to buy two (my wife wants to play with Linux), but they only let you buy one , so we got one and we'll share it. Meanwhile, I have a line on a decent RiscPC and I'm trying to talk myself out of it. (233MHz StrongARM, Ethernet pre-inst...
by ClassicHasClass
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: What pointless thing are you doing right now?
Replies: 203
Views: 12795

Re: What pointless thing are you doing right now?

josehill wrote:Anticipating root canal.


Ugh. And how did that go?
by ClassicHasClass
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: My FPGA based Lisp Machine project
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: My FPGA based Lisp Machine project

Wow. Welcome back. I like Lisp machines. :)
by ClassicHasClass
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Large Scale Systems Museum
Replies: 8
Views: 317

Re: Large Scale Systems Museum

I'm going to be in Pittsburgh in July. Are there regular office hours, or do you need a prior appointment to gawk? The web site is "under construction" (and I don't do Faceblech).
by ClassicHasClass
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)
Replies: 55
Views: 1127

Re: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)

The Pinebook would be interesting to me if it weren't yet another goddamn Chromebook with the fucking clickpad and chiclet keyboard. Ye gods . I'm looking at it as a portable RPi-type unit with internal hackability. I already have an Exynos Chromebook (it's in its box gathering dust). At $89 it was...
by ClassicHasClass
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)
Replies: 55
Views: 1127

Re: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)

motorola used to make a 'lapdock' that works with raspberry pi boards The Atrix dock will work with pretty much anything you can hack to plug into it. I have one for an old RPi which I use as a RISC OS laptop. Speaking of, the Pinebook is now taking orders if you already registered. I picked up the...
by ClassicHasClass
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: IBM
Topic: YUM for AIX
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: YUM for AIX

I just use rpm.
by ClassicHasClass
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Cobalt Thread
Replies: 41
Views: 1079

Re: Cobalt Thread

It boots from the disk. The easiest way is an install CD that's floating around which may be on ftp.netbsd.org somewhere. It needs an i386 system (I used an old Mac mini); you connect your MIPS RaQ to it and it does all the installation for you. I don't know if it's been updated for NetBSD 7.0. It s...
by ClassicHasClass
Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: IBM
Topic: Games on AIX
Replies: 37
Views: 1547

Re: Games on AIX

I actually have both the token ring and the Ethernet card. They're not actually that hard to find on ePay. The Ethernet card worked pretty much out of the box once I had the right smit sets installed.
by ClassicHasClass
Sun Apr 16, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: 7 BeBoxen on eBay
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Re: 7 BeBoxen on eBay

There aren't many things built for PowerPC BeOS. There's a fair bit for x86, but PowerPC got unloved even though BeOS could run on many contemporary Power Macs. I've tried porting a few things, and some work (I have a 133MHz BeBox). Mine came with the Metrowerks compiler and I was able to build some...
by ClassicHasClass
Sun Apr 16, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: 7 BeBoxen on eBay
Replies: 13
Views: 290

Re: 7 BeBoxen on eBay

Doesn't look like all of the systems were complete. If they were, $3000 would be quite a steal. As it is, you might be able to get a couple systems out of what was there.
by ClassicHasClass
Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: IRIX and Software
Topic: Web browsing from IRIX using headless chrome?
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Re: Web browsing from IRIX using headless chrome?

Neat. Wish they had something like that for Gecko, though. I get antsy about Chromium-all-the-things because remember when it was Trident-MSIE-all-the-things?

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