Subject: Re: SPARC Classic
To: Daniel C. Sobral <>
From: Aaron Brown <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 08/21/1996 22:24:57
On Wed, 21 Aug 1996, Daniel C. Sobral wrote:
> Hi. I'm new to NetBSD and I'm interested in installing it on our network.
> This network consists mainly of SPARC Classics. I downloaded all files under
> the sparc directory from uni-regensberg and proceeded to (gasp! :) read the
> installation instruction. I was quite disappointed to see SPARC 4m machines,
> including SPARC Classic, listed as non-supported.
> I decided to check out the NetBSD www pages and, under the sparc port, it
> said 4m machines, including SPARC Classic, were supported!
> ???
> So, are they supported? Do I have to get a different version, or a version
> from a different place? Please, help me! 

They are supported in the beta version of NetBSD-1.2 from

or an equivalent mirror.