Subject: Re: Booting! (Was: not boot for you! (Was: Re: HD size & NWS-3710))
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: port-newsmips
Date: 01/12/2004 16:32:53
In article <a06002000bc25ac50d6f5@[]> wrote:

> 	Ok, it turned out all that was wrong was a bad (discharged?) 
> NVRAM.  I had a new one I bought for one of my Sun SS2s and placed it 
> in the machine:

Yes, news machines uses the same NVRAM with sun4c machines (MK48T02).
There are some descriptions in NetBSD/news68k FAQ
but, umm, we also have to have NetBSD/newsmips FAQ...
(volunteers appreciated :-)

> Now, I do have a question:  it seems the CPU is the same as the one 
> used in a DEC5000, like my 5000/25.  How fast is the CPU?

It's R3000/25MHz and IMHO it is not so fast.
I haven't tried dhrystone (or other benchmarks),
but it looks as same as SPARCstation1+ (L64801/25MHz),
and slower than HP 9000/382 (M68040/25MHz).
Of course, it's much faster than NWS-1750 (M68030/25MHz) :-)

Anyway, I'd suggest you adding more momory for your newsmips.
Izumi Tsutsui