Sep 032005

I got a really sweet deal on a computer:

  • Dell Optiplex GX-260
  • CPU 2.4 GHz
  • HDD 20 GB
  • RAM 512 MB
  • CD ROM Re-Writable
  • NIC 3COM
  • internal speakers
  • build-in sound card
  • Windows XP
  • MS-Office XP

Yes, that INCLUDES the original CDs for that software, still shrink wrapped! That alone is worth the CAD$150 price.

I’ve removed the HDD, put it aside, and replaced it with an 80GB drive. I’ve installed 5.4 on it and I’m going to replace a few other existing machines. It also has a built in NIC (in addition to the 3Com). I may turn this into the gateway for my WLAN.

Here’s the dmesg output:

Copyright (c) 1992-2005 The FreeBSD Project.
Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE #0: Sun May 8 10:21:06 UTC 2005
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz quality 0
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz (2391.15-MHz 686-class CPU)
Origin = "GenuineIntel" Id = 0xf27 Stepping = 7
real memory = 536285184 (511 MB)
avail memory = 515125248 (491 MB)
ioapic0: Changing APIC ID to 1
ioapic0 irqs 0-23 on motherboard

on motherboard
npx0: INT 16 interface
acpi0: on motherboard
acpi0: Power Button (fixed)
Timecounter "ACPI-fast" frequency 3579545 Hz quality 1000
acpi_timer0: <24-bit timer at 3.579545MHz> port 0x808-0x80b on acpi0
cpu0: on acpi0
acpi_button0: on acpi0
pcib0: port 0xcf8-0xcff on acpi0
on pcib0
agp0: mem 0xe8000000-0xefffffff at device 0.0 on pci0
pcib1: at device 1.0 on pci0
on pcib1
pci1: at device 0.0 (no driver attached)
pcib2: at device 30.0 on pci0
on pcib2
xl0: <3Com 3c905C-TX Fast Etherlink XL> port 0xdc80-0xdcff mem 0xff6ffc00-0xff6ffc7f irq 16 at device 7.0 on pci2
miibus0: on xl0
ukphy0: on miibus0
ukphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
xl0: Ethernet address: 00:04:75:ec:92:6b
em0: port 0xdc40-0xdc7f mem 0xff6c0000-0xff6dffff irq 18 at device 12.0 on pci2
em0: Ethernet address: 00:08:74:db:1a:7c
em0: Speed:N/A Duplex:N/A
isab0: at device 31.0 on pci0
isa0: on isab0
atapci0: port 0xffa0-0xffaf,0x376,0x170-0x177,0x3f6,0x1f0-0x1f7 at device 31.1 on pci0
ata0: channel #0 on atapci0
ata1: channel #1 on atapci0
pci0: at device 31.3 (no driver attached)
pci0: at device 31.5 (no driver attached)
fdc0: port 0x3f7,0x3f0-0x3f5 irq 6 drq 2 on acpi0
fd0: <1440-KB 3.5" drive> on fdc0 drive 0
atkbdc0: port 0x64,0x60 irq 1 on acpi0
atkbd0: irq 1 on atkbdc0
kbd0 at atkbd0
psm0: irq 12 on atkbdc0
psm0: model IntelliMouse, device ID 3
sio0: <16550A-compatible COM port> port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4 flags 0x10 on acpi0
sio0: type 16550A
ppc0: port 0x778-0x77f,0x378-0x37f irq 7 on acpi0
ppc0: SMC-like chipset (ECP/EPP/PS2/NIBBLE) in COMPATIBLE mode
ppc0: FIFO with 16/16/8 bytes threshold
ppbus0: on ppc0
plip0: on ppbus0
lpt0: on ppbus0
lpt0: Interrupt-driven port
ppi0: on ppbus0
orm0: at iomem 0xcc800-0xcffff,0xcc000-0xcc7ff,0xc0000-0xcbfff on isa0
pmtimer0 on isa0
sc0: at flags 0x100 on isa0
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
sio1: port may not be enabled
vga0: at port 0x3c0-0x3df iomem 0xa0000-0xbffff on isa0
Timecounter "TSC" frequency 2391148744 Hz quality 800
Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec
ad0: 76319MB [155061/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA100
acd0: CDRW at ata1-master PIO4
Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a

I have to go… cvsup has finished. Time to build world.

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