Subject: Re: 8MB Sun3/50
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Brian <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 10/27/1998 21:50:42
On Tue, 27 Oct 1998, Curt Sampson wrote:

> On Tue, 27 Oct 1998, Brian wrote:
> > When I first boot my Sun, the first screen shows the PROM version (2.6)
> > and that the system has 8MB of memory.  Does this mean that I have one of
> > those third party memory upgrades?  The actual model number shows from the
> > PROM as "Sun 3/50M"............does "M" mean modified? memory?
> Yes, you have a third party memory upgrade. If you undo the four
> bolts at the corners of the slide-in board in the back, and slide
> it out, you'll probably notice that there's a daughterboard of some
> sort perched on top of the MMU chips.

yes I have a :), not bad for "Free".

now if I can just figure out where to get a type3 keyboard/mouse/pad (or a
type 4/5 with adapter) cheap, I'll be set.  I have a type 3 keyboard/mouse
right now (no pad) but the space bar broke off, the M key is missing, and
its not very pretty looking.

> I believe the `M' in `Sun 3/50M' means you have a monochrome Sun 3/50.
> cjs
> --
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