[rescue] Head for a SparcStation 2

Linc Fessenden linc at thelinuxlink.net
Tue Aug 16 23:25:44 CDT 2005

Mike Nicewonger wrote:
> The Voyager is a terrific machine. Basically an SS5 in cool portable format
> with a built on LCD. The only caveat is that you are more-or-less stuck with
> <=Solaris 7 on it. Last time I tried OpenBSD on my old Voyager it would
> install just great but never boot afterwards. Never bothered to find out
> what silliness was behind that. NetBSD might run on it now though. If it
> does you can also use the PCMCIA slots thanks to a somebody I know. (Hi
> Geoff!) I'm not even going to suggest Linux.
> Voyagers basically came in two flavors. Color and grayscale. Either would be
> grand for your stated tasks.
> --
> Mike N

I would suggest Linux on them, or NetBSD.  Either would be current and 
work admirably.  I know they do on mine :-)

-Linc Fessenden

In the Beginning there was nothing, which exploded - Yeah right...

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