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Re: sun4c (Was: /etc/disktab on vax)
On 25 June 2012 21:04, Dave McGuire <mcguire%neurotica.com@localhost> wrote:
> On 06/25/2012 07:10 AM, David Brownlee wrote:
>>>> I hope support for my old VAX is still around when I finally get
>>>> around to get it running again. Linux just removed support for some
>>>> of the older SPARC systems that I collect.
>> That would be sun4c? Linux never really ran very well on it - they did
>> a much better job on sun4m and later.
> Very true.
>> I would not expect NetBSD/sparc sun4c support to be an issue going forward :)
> It had better not. The day NetBSD stops supporting sun4c is the day
> it stops being NetBSD.
Well, maybe in 2047 when 64bits systems are considered legacy and
32bit support is dropped, but until then :-p
>> Unfortunately I had to leave my IPX in the states when I came back to
>> the UK, (but if anyone knows of one available). I still have my
>> classic, but thats a sun4m.
> Oh c'mon, that IPX could've been jammed into your luggage! ;)
Trust me, I did not have a whole lot of clothing in my luggage, but I
had several other machines ahead of the list to take with me, and I
was always supposed to be going back after the visa cleared :/
Still, the classic is a nice enough little box for now...
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