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2 free SPARCstation LX in Silicon Valley, CA USA
Unpacking some boxes from storage, I came upon my 2 SPARCstation LX, and
would like to offer them to the NetBSD community. These are probably my
favorite little Suns of their era, but as I still have a pair of SPARC
Classics in the "lunchbox" chassis, I have no real need to keep these.
The 2 Suns are:
128MB RAM (Sun only supported 96MB, but 128MB works fine)
4GB SCSI disk
NetBSD 5.1.2 installed, just to clean off the disk and verify hardware.
'dmesg' output included below jfyi.
All I ask in return is repayment for shipping from Silicon Valley, CA
95050 (USA). Inside the US I'd estimate around $25, jfyi; local pickups
are also welcome.
Here's the downside -- the IDPROMs are wearing out:
SPARCstation LX, No Keyboard
ROM Rev. 2.9, 128 MB memory installed, Serial #11184810.
Ethernet address aa:aa:aa:aa:aa:aa, Host ID: aaaaaaaa.
The IDPROM contents are invalid
Which isn't too surprising in these older Suns. The IDPROM can still be
programmed okay, but settings don't persist if you turn it off.
If you wanted to replace the IDPROM, I found these folks:
I have no affiliation with them, but they list Sun IDPROM (unprogrammed)
for sale for LX, Classic, etc.; I haven't needed to buy any yet, so I
can't speak to their value.
Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005,
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
The NetBSD Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved.
Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
NetBSD 5.1.2 (GENERIC) #0: Thu Feb 2 21:50:59 UTC 2012
total memory = 127 MB
avail memory = 120 MB
timecounter: Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec
mainbus0 (root): SUNW,SPARCstation-LX: hostid 80c2c5c2
cpu0 at mainbus0: TMS390S10 @ 50 MHz, on-chip FPU
cpu0: physical 4K instruction (32 b/l), 2K data (16 b/l): cache enabled
obio0 at mainbus0
clock0 at obio0 slot 0 offset 0x200000: mk48t08
timer0 at obio0 slot 0 offset 0xd00000: delay constant 23, frequency = 1000000
timecounter: Timecounter "timer-counter" frequency 1000000 Hz quality 100
zs0 at obio0 slot 0 offset 0x100000 level 12 softpri 6
zstty0 at zs0 channel 0 (console i/o)
zstty1 at zs0 channel 1
zs1 at obio0 slot 0 offset 0x0 level 12 softpri 6
kbd0 at zs1 channel 0: baud rate 1200
ms0 at zs1 channel 1: baud rate 1200
slavioconfig at obio0 slot 0 offset 0x800000 not configured
auxreg0 at obio0 slot 0 offset 0x900000
power0 at obio0 slot 0 offset 0x910000 level 2
fdc0 at obio0 slot 0 offset 0x400000 level 11: no drives attached
iommu0 at mainbus0 addr 0x10000000: version 0x1/0x4, page-size 4096, range 64MB
sbus0 at iommu0: clock = 25 MHz
dma0 at sbus0 slot 4 offset 0x8400000: DMA rev 2
esp0 at dma0 slot 4 offset 0x8800000 level 4: ESP200, 40MHz, SCSI ID 7
scsibus0 at esp0: 8 targets, 8 luns per target
bpp0 at sbus0 slot 4 offset 0xc800000 level 2 (ipl 3): DMA rev 2
ledma0 at sbus0 slot 4 offset 0x8400010: DMA rev 2
le0 at ledma0 slot 4 offset 0x8c00000 level 6: address 08:00:20:03:08:05
le0: 8 receive buffers, 2 transmit buffers
hme0 at sbus0 slot 1 offset 0x8c00000 level 4 (ipl 7): Sun Happy Meal Ethernet
hme0: Ethernet address 08:00:20:03:08:05
nsphy0 at hme0 phy 1: DP83840 10/100 media interface, rev. 1
nsphy0: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
dbri0 at sbus0 slot 2 offset 0x10000 level 9: rev e
cgsix0 at sbus0 slot 3 offset 0x0 level 9: SUNW,501-1672, 1152 x 900, rev 8
cgsix0: attached to /dev/fb0
cgsix0: framebuffer size: 1 MB
cgsix0: FBC: 00229540
timecounter: Timecounter "clockinterrupt" frequency 100 Hz quality 0
scsibus0: waiting 2 seconds for devices to settle...
dbri0: onboard CS4215 detected
dbri0: cs4215 rev D found at offset 0
audio0 at dbri0: full duplex, playback, capture, mmap
sd0 at scsibus0 target 3 lun 0: <SEAGATE, ST15230N, 0638> disk fixed
sd0: 4095 MB, 3992 cyl, 19 head, 110 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 8386733 sectors
sd0: sync (100.00ns offset 15), 8-bit (10.000MB/s) transfers, tagged queueing
Kernelized RAIDframe activated
root on sd0a dumps on sd0b
root file system type: ffs
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