Subject: Re: Xwindows help
To: Gordon Ross <>
From: Jason Downs <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 10/04/1995 10:22:04
In message <9510041358.AA13302@bach>,
	"Gordon W. Ross" writes:
>[ discussion of how to boot a diskless NetBSD from a Linux server ]
>> Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 00:06:55 -0500 (CDT)
>> From: Rahim Azizarab <>
>> It takes xkernel it is available at several sun related sites including
>> one at I have down loaded this and I can double check the 
>> addres but it is something like
>Last time I looked, Xkernel was just a "stripped down" copy of SunOS
>bundled with the Xsun server, etc.  I would think that would give
>Xkernel distribution a somewhat questionable legal status...

If Sun cared about the legal status of Xkernel, they would've made their
opinion known a long time ago.

>Now, if someone wanted to make an Xkernel based on NetBSD/sun3,
>then there should be no SunOS ownership problems.

Yes, that would be better, though.  NetBSD runs a lot better then

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