[rescue] Sun VME stuff needed and Sun 2 boot tapes needed.

Michael Thompson michael.99.thompson at gmail.com
Sun May 1 07:45:22 CDT 2011

> From: pete <leaknoil at charter.net>
> I am looking for a set of 3/1xx boards and a single Sun VME blank. The
> metal air flow insert would be cool to have but, I'd be happy to find
> just the external slot cover. I can pay for shipping, do some sort of
> trade, or maybe even pay something if its not too much. I am trying to
> restore a 3/150.

I probably have everything that you need. What part number boards are
you looking for?
I can drop off the boards at the local PAK-Mail, you can call them
with a credit card number to pay for the pack and ship.

> Also, a friend is looking for an original Sun 3 style shoebox with tape
> drive and I need QIC SunOS boot tapes for a 68010 Sun 2.  Even just the
> images I can write to tape would be fantastic.

I found it easier to use a Sun-3 to format and partition the Sun-2
disk and then write the installation files to the swap space. The
Sun-2 can then boot directly from the disk. I used the 60MB cartridge
drive on my 3/470 to install the rest of the Sun-2 SunOS over the
Michael Thompson

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