[rescue] ss10 upgrades ?

Mike Parson mparson at bl.org
Tue Apr 12 12:43:27 CDT 2005

On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 10:14:21AM -0700, mike tuffs wrote:
> I just found a nice SS10 for $20 at the Goodwill, it has:
> 40 Mhz CPU
> 128 mb RAM (5 cards)
> 9 gb SCSI
> GX graphics
> clean install of sol 2.6 with a root account with no password (yeah)


> So:
> Should I stick with Sol 2.6 or is there something better ? ( I might 
> try & run some work stuff, which will want a later version of 
> Solaris...)

NetBSD (and OpenBSD) should run nicely on there, should even be able to
run some Solaris/SunOS software under emulation (with the appropriate

> Looking on the web there are faster/multi processor options available
> - does anyone have any old mbus cpus ?

Got rid of my last mbus sparc a few months ago.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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