Subject: Re: NetBSD installation ?
To: John P.Looney <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 11/16/1998 09:26:20
	You should be able to netboot it from pretty much any other unix
	machine with an ethernet card.


	The sun3 specific instructions have not been filled in yet, but
	the sparc ones should be pretty close :)


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On Mon, 16 Nov 1998, John P.Looney wrote:

>  Hi...I don't know are there many people still on this list, but..
>  I have an old Sun3/50 (is there such a thing as a new one), and want to
> stick an OS on it. NetBSD looks good, but i've no idea how to go about
> it...are there installation instructions off ?
>  Also, seeing as the machine has no CD/floppy, can it be installed from a
> another machine (Hurd allows an untarring of a tarfile from a linux box),
> or will I have to download everything,and make a bootable CD, and then
> scavenge a SCSI CD ?
> John
> -- 
> 'As my grandmother used to say, as she worked away on her spinning wheel,
> "Those who do not remember history, are doomed to repeat it, especially if
> they change the addressing modes, or wordsize of their architechture"'
>  - Peter Van Der Linden