Subject: Re: NetBSD kernel + all SunOS binaries?
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 08/28/1995 08:01:28
On Mon, 28 Aug 1995 14:42:27 +0200 wrote:

 > of booting the machine with a NetBSD kernel, but with the filesystem
 > still filled with SunOS 4.1.1 binaries (and with COMPAT_SUNOS in the kernel.
 > It should at least get to single-user that way? It is a usual way of
 > bootstrapping a port, so I assume that it will work, but I'm just asking to
 > be sure.

I've done this on a sparc before, but I was trying to get a SCSI driver 
working and just wanted to see if it worked at all ... I usually 
bootstrap a Sun by netbooting it ... The Sun 3 can label disks now, and 
has native boot code, so you can strip the last remnants of SunOS clean 
away :-)

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