[rescue] You see a wild SPARCstation 20. What do?

SOBEK Ralph ralph.sobek at enseeiht.fr
Fri Jan 13 10:04:24 CST 2012

On Thu, 12 Jan 2012 20:34:42 -0600, rescue-request at sunhelp.org wrote:

> Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 17:32:54 -0700
> From: "Majdi S. Abbas" <msa at latt.net>

> 1) What OS do you guys think I should run on it? I think I'm stuck 
> with
> Sol9 and earlier (maybe even Sol8 and earlier?), or Open/NetBSD, and 
> I've
> read that Open may be quirky on a MP system.

> 	You can run 9, but if you had the free licenses for 8 that may be
> the route to go.
> 	Then again, don't listen to me, I've got one running 8, and one
> running SunOS 4.1.4, so I may be a bit of a nut.

First off, thanks to all for the SS20 comments!  They may come in 

My only comment is on the preceding lines!  Solaris 9 is legal only for 
mono-processor models!
But, Solaris 8 is legal, if your copy is legal, for multiprocessor 

Happy New Year to All,


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