Subject: Any one know of a Prime 386 port?
To: None <johnh@david>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/22/1994 09:39:18
> Date: Fri, 22 Apr 1994 00:04:40 -0500 (CDT)
> From: "John C. Hayward" <johnh@david>
> Dear NetBSDers,
>    I have two old Prime 386 based machines.  They both have reasonable
> amount of memory, disk, ethernet and backup facilities.  The primes
> come with a System V based unix.  I would like to turn these into
> FTP and NFS machines for a lab with netbsd machines.  Does anyone
> know of a port for NetBSD for these machines?  My guess the hardest
> thing is getting the device drivers for disk, ethernet (we could live
> without the back unit).  Anyone know of how to incorporate system V
> binary drivers into netbsd?
>    Any suggestions are appreciated.
> johnh...

I quite familiar with these machines, as I worked at Prime in the
group that ported SysVr4 to them.  Which model do you have?

Gordon Ross