Subject: Re: Wanted: diskless sun3 kernel 1.3.2
To: Netbsd User <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 07/07/1998 09:28:16
On Tue, 7 Jul 1998, Netbsd User wrote:

> Hi,
> is anybody out here that runs a diskless SUN3 - X - Terminal ?
> I have hat running 3 such beasts for 3 years now here at our
> university, but my last Sparc II was converted to NetBSD 1.3.2
> and I hat to convert the SUN3's also.
> This is because the old 4.2BSD broadcast behavior, the SUN3 SunOS
> kernel has requested bootparams on, but we have 8 bit
> subneting. No bootparam server has answered this request anymore.
> I have now running these X Terminals with netbsd and the gerneric
> kernel, but I think a smaller one without that scsi and ffs should
> be faster on SUN3's with 4 MB Memory...
	Almost certainly :)

> Can anybody please compile a kernel for me ?
	Someone has already compiled up an NetBSD/sun3 X-kernel:
	Check the 'X11 for NetBSD/sun3' on:

	though you may want to compile a still smaller kernel with
	specific support for the sun3/50 only.


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