Subject: Re: NetBSD port to Solbourne multi-processor sparc boxes?
To: Craig Dewick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 07/14/1997 20:40:43
AFAIK it would be quite difficult witthout hardware docs - the
big boxes had distrinctly different devices to that of sun.
Now if someone could convince Grumman to release some of their
kernel source.... :)
"Its a bright sunny california day outside, and you're inside."
"And your point would be...?"
On 15 Jul 1997, Craig Dewick wrote:
> I've been wondering for a while if anyone contributing to this list has a
> Solbourne sparc clone machine? I've got a 5e/502 multi-processor Solbourne,
> but they also made SS1 and SS1+ lookalikes too.
> Has anyone thought about porting NetBSD to the Solbourne multi-processor
> sparc machines? It'd make a good update for OS/MP (Solbourne's *real* MP
> version of SunOS 4.1.3), since Grumman aren't going to release any new
> versions as far as I can tell.
> Craig Dewick. Send email to 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Point a web browser at 'http://lios.apana.org.au/~cdewick/sun_ark.html' to
> access my collection of Sun information and links to other places.