"Bob Schmidt" <email@example.com> writes:
> Are there any issues I should be aware of before I start (I get my
> 433au on Monday). Also, (dumb question) what kind of modems will
> work in these machines? The only pci modems I have are winmodems, I
> got them to work in linux on my pc, but will they work in a 433au.
No idea, never used one of those.
> I also have a 56k ISA modem, I'm assuming that won't work because it
> is not pci.
That's not certain, some Alphas have ISA slots, and Linux can use
them, for example I'm using an ISA sound card in my SX164.
> I also got ahold of a Digital AS 4000 with dual 400mhz processors
> and 512mb of ram. I put WniNT on that, but have been thinking of
> perhaps putting linux on that as well. It is a little overkill for
> my home server, but I'm having fun. I got it for a steal (under
> $100) and it works perfectly, and is in good shape. Will debian
> work on that?
It should. The default kernel will use only one processor, though, you
need to install the appropriate kernel package, or compile your own
- From: "Bob Schmidt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>