[SunRescue] US ftp repository for Sun3 archives? Where?[D

BSD Bob bsdbob at weedcon1.cropsci.ncsu.edu
Fri Jul 23 14:32:54 CDT 1999

> > 1) an Apple cd thing in a flat grey apple box about 8 inches square
> >    and 3 inches thick.
> ...
> > Anyone know if those kinds of scsi CDROM drives will work on a Sun 3
> > or a Sun 4 or an early Sparcstation or IPX?
> The Apple should work on the Sparcs.  I had to do exactly that a few
> years ago when we didn't have a CDROM for a solaris upgrade.

I am keeping my fingers crossed that it is a usable drive.
> Note that only the older, slower Apple drives worked (that old 0.5k vs 2k
> buffer thing), but for 2 bucks, it's one of the older ones almost assuredly.

My guess is that it is ancient.  It has a caddy in it.

Are there particular addressing or jumper settings or such that
need to be set to what the sunos prefers or the hardware prefers
to see?


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