[rescue] sun 3/80 worth keeping ?

Kurt Mosiejczuk kurt at csh.rit.edu
Fri Jun 25 09:12:48 CDT 2004

On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, John Michael Bischoff wrote:

> > I'm trying to decide if its worth fixing the idprom on a 3/80 I've got
> > lying around. I have a sun CDROM drive & the sunos 4.0.1 ? cd which
> > supports the 3/80, so I can reload an o/s for it. The question is, is
> > it worth the effort ?

> Unless you actually have the (3BNC, IIRC) CRT, chuck.  No internal disk at
> all and pathetic memory.  they make outstanding X terminals though.

Um, wrong Sun3.  The Sun 3/80 could take 2 internal disks and up to
64M of memory.  It was contemporary with the Sparc 1, but with a

I suspect you are thinking of a 3/50.


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