[rescue] Sun Netra i (rebadged SS5) Questions

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 15:33:30 CDT 2014

Have you tried doing a system reset (Stop-A)?


> On Aug 30, 2014, at 3:03 PM, William Barnett-Lewis <wlewisiii at gmail.com>
> So I got given a Netra I today. Quick look inside shows it's 110mhz
> Microsparc SS5 with 1gb drive & 32 mb ram. Plug it in and power it up but
> after much whirring and flashing of LEDs on the type 4 keyboard I'm not
> getting anything on the DEC VRC16 I have handy - not sure about the
> compatability issues with this monitor and the Sun. A _long_ time ago it
> was what I used with a VLC/4000 and an SGI Indy.
> I also have a 20" Sun monitor  but no 13w3 to 13w3 video cable. Anyone have
> a cheap one?
> Also, does the SS5 have NVRAM issues like others of that age?
> How hard is it to find ram for it?
> My goal is to put OpenStep 3.3 Sparc on it.
> Thanks!
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