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Re: sun2 and playstation2 ports to be moved into Attic
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 05:57:54PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> Even if it does run, is it useful? Is there any real hardware
> left that functions? According to Wikipedia max. RAM was 8 MB. Is
> that useful for running modern NetBSD and semi-modern apps?
Given that a sun2 kernel should be relatively small, it's enough for
e.g. a mail server, firewall, or any of the other things people do
with small old machines.
However, that assumes one still exists somewhere.
> I would add that it must support PIC. The lack of PIC support is
> a major pain in the neck for many things. Especially in light of the
> extremely limited amount of memory it can take.
What's different between it and other m68k ports? I've never seen a
David A. Holland
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