[SunRescue] Looking for early sun cdrom drive for sun3+sun4 machines
Paul.Pries at sonera.se
Tue Nov 16 03:11:13 CST 1999
bsdbob at weedcon1.cropsci.ncsu.edu wrote:
> For the past year or so I have been Pfutzing around trying to get my sun4
> boxes booted, all to mostly no avail. I can easily get my sun3 boxes up
> via tape. Alas, finding a sun4 boot tape has proven to be like finding
> the real Piltdown man. So, that suggests I may have to find a cdrom and
> boot off one of those silly round frisbee things rather than tape.
> Anyone got a spare EARLY MACHINE COMPATIBLE sun cdrom of some sort?
yeah.... I've got one of those old 2-spinners. Old, slow and ugly, but it
reads about anything.
It's a Sony *something* from a 4/470.
> At this point, I don't care how slow, old, ugly, it is or whether it uses
> caddies or not. I don't even need a case for it, since I have a few of
> those about. Any pointers to that elusive sun frisbee spinner, are most
> graciously appreciated.
> (also, if anyone ever comes up with a spare sun4 pair of sunos 4.x tapes
> I would be interested in those, too. Someday.....)
Got them too... At least one set, probably two or three...
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