[rescue] Anyone want old SunOS 4.1.1, SunOS 3.2, FrameMaker QIC Tapes?

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Jan 3 13:55:21 CST 2007

On Wednesday 03 January 2007 14:47, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> > On Tuesday 02 January 2007 17:18, John.Lengeling at radisys.com wrote:
> >> These would be for old 68K based Sun machines like the Sun 3/XXX
> >> series. Don't know if they are complete sets but I have about 20
> >> assorted tapes.
> >>
> >> Email me if you could use them.
> >
> > Darn.  Wrong media format...
> >
> > I could use a copy of the _9-track_ version of SunOS 4.x for my Sun
> > 3/180, or some help in making it netboot SunOS.  I have some SunOS
> > 4.1 stuff, but it's not 9-track images, and I don't really know how
> > to make the pieces to make it netboot.  I tried booting NetBSD, but
> > from my attempt at doing that, it appears to me that no one has
> > anything bigger than a 3/50 or 3/60 running it anymore. :(
> I thought there were still people running 3/260's with NetBSD.  That
> qualifies as bigger, I think.

I can't find a working installer that'll boot off a xylogics tape 
(PERTEC) controller, or talk (nicely if at all) to a xylogics (SMD) disk 
controller.  Other people are probably using SCSI or something (or 
haven't done a re=install in quite a while).

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