Subject: Re: SunPC support?
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: None <patl@Phoenix.Volant.ORG>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/26/2000 10:47:34
On 18-Sep-00 at 06:29, Todd Vierling ( wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, David Brownlee wrote:
> :      Sorry - I switched between the software and board in my post -
> :      I was thinking more about getting the SunPC hardware board
> :      running with NetBSD on the host system, and then trying to get
> :      the board to run Windows or NetBSD.
> This requires kernel support.  The SunPC board, while bearing a processor
> and BIOS, does not have any memory (it shares the Sun memory bus), and must
> be configured by the kernel, providing a /dev node for the userland
> software to use.

The SunPCi board does have its own memory - two standard SIMM slots.
The base configuration comes with 64Mb.

Given the hardware specs, it shouldn't be difficult to make this board
work in any PCI based system; or to make it support non-M$ operating