Subject: Re: Anyone using NetBSD/sparc on an SS10 please read
To: Steven Grunza <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/21/2000 17:41:02
On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Steven Grunza wrote:

> I need to get an SS10 running to host a SunOS based C compiler.  The SS1 I
> have took a hit and is almost rebuilt; however, I've got a SS10 I can use.
> The problem is getting the SS10 up and running.
> Booting the miniroot from 1.4.2 didn't work.
> Booting the miniroot from 1.5_ALPHA2 didn't work.
> Netbooting from the 1.4.2 distribution hasn't worked.
> If you are running any version of NetBSD/sparc on a Sun SS10, please let me
> know how you got it up and running.  I really don't want to go out and buy
> Solaris for this but I might have to if I can't get NetBSD running.

	I've used the syboot.fs based floppy image and netbooted the
	netbsd.syram.gz kernel from 1.5_ALPHA2 to install at least three
	sparc10 machines. I have also booted the syboot.fs as a 'miniroot'
	from the swap partition.

	The 1.5_ALPHA2 on was built on a sparc10.

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