[rescue] Sun mod/hack: lunchbox style with Sun mobo?

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Mon Jan 15 13:08:57 CST 2007

Thus spake Lionel Peterson:
>>From: Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at zill.net>
>>Date: 2007/01/15 Mon AM 01:16:38 CST
>>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>>Subject: [rescue] Sun mod/hack: lunchbox style with Sun mobo?
>>Just wondering if anyone here is familiar with the "lunchbox" style
>>luggable PC form factor?
>>Know where to get good cases or parts for same?
>>I was thinking of taking e.g. an AX1105 or other ATX sized mobo and
>>making a SPARC luggable out of it.
>>The luggable format might be a good fit for my needs.
> I'm confused - an "full-size" ATX motherboard is not luggable (at least
> not in a post-Osborne Luggable[0] environment...

Missing footnote?

> If you want Mini-ITX, you can run Solaris x86 on it - is that what you are
> asking? Not very clear...

In reality what it looks like he wants is a Sparcbook or Ultrabook but
those likely cost quite more than he's probably willing to spend. Just my

Mike Hebel
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