[rescue] Sun 3/80

Kevin Loch kloch at gurunet.net
Wed May 28 12:09:47 CDT 2003

I'd love to have a cg8.   There is CG8
support in X11R6 (and 5 and 4).  If you get bored with
it, let me know.


Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> I bought a Sun 3/80 off of ebay ($13... hope that isn't a sign of trouble :-) ).
> To my surprise, it has a cg8 graphics card (24 bit).
> Looks like Sun didn't support that in OpenWindows 2... and I don't recall
> Openwindows 3 existing for the Sun3, so that would restrict me to SunView
> ???  (blech, but entertaining I guess).
> Any idea if anyone was ever able to run this in 24 bit using some form of X
> (OW2, OW3, X11R4, X11R5, X11R6, etc) ?  I'm thinking of running SunOS 4.1.1_U1
> (the last SunOS OS release for the Sun 3).  Although I might try NetBSD
> on it sometime as well... or make it dual boot.
> -- Curt
> Curtis Wilbar
> Hawk Mountain Networks
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