[rescue] W: solaris for sparcbook 1

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Tue Nov 2 16:57:11 CST 2004

On Tue, 2 Nov 2004 11:50:12 -0500
  patrick at mail.zill.net (Patrick Giagnocavo) wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 02, 2004 at 05:45:04PM +0100, Walter Belgers 
>> They provided me with an ISO of Solaris 1.1A for 
>>Sparcbook1. Also, they
>> tell me that Solaris _was_ available for it, with 
>>Solaris 2.3 being the
>> latest version (although they themselves seem to haven't 
>>got any copies
>> any more).
> ISTR that some free un*x (Linux? NetBSD?) had the 
>ability to run
> Solaris binaries if the libs were present.  If so, that 
>might be the
> way to go.

NetBSD for Sparc was supposed to be able to run Solaris 
and SUNOS binaries. Check:


Dunno if they support the SparcBook 1 though... although 
they seem to support a large number of exoteric machines 
put out there in the past 20 years or so.

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