[rescue] Sun 3/80

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Wed May 28 14:31:53 CDT 2003

Does NetBSD even support the cgeight?

Peace...  Sridhar

On Wed, 28 May 2003, 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.

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