Subject: Re: Can I install NetBSD on Solbourne 5/500 machine?
To: None <port-sparc@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Carl S Shapiro <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 12/17/1996 05:03:56
> On Sun, 15 Dec 1996 22:52:07 +0900 
>  Lee Kihwang <> wrote:
>  > Is it possible to install NetBSD on a Solbourne 5/500 machine?
> Hmmm... that's one of those strange SPARC-based machines, right?
> IIRC, NetBSD does _not_ run on those.  Might be a fun project!  :-)

The Series 5 machines were "K Bus" based machines, that used Cypress
Cy7C601 CPU's, with some kind of a Weitek FPU (33MHz?).

Grumman owns Solbourne now, so I suppose they would be the people to 
talk to for documentation.