Subject: Re: SunPC support?
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <patl@Phoenix.Volant.ORG>
Date: 09/26/2000 10:47:34
On 18-Sep-00 at 06:29, Todd Vierling (email@example.com) 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