[rescue] Sun, SGI field/service manuals

John Hudak jjhudak at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 09:57:15 CST 2016

I don't have a need for these specific manuals, but it raises a question
for me.

Is there a online repository of Sun OS & tools manuals somewhere?
I know of BitSavers but for Sun, it seems to be mainly some board manuals
and some OS versions.

On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 10:05 AM, Steve Rikli <sr at genyosha.net> wrote:

> Cleaning the bookcase a bit, I have some Sun & SGI field and service
> manuals to give away.
> I'd prefer local pickup in the San Francisco bay area (I'm in 95050 south
> bay), but if you're willing to cover shipping and don't mind waiting,
> I'll box them up if there are no other takers.
> 1. Sun Field Engineer Handbook
>    Volume I & II
> This is the set that comes in a 3-ring brown binder; this edition is
> dated 6/17/98 and covers SPARCclassic, through Sun4u, up to Ultra 450.
> 2. Sun Field Engineer Handbook
>    Volume I & II
> This edition is dated 9/18/00 and covers SPARC Xterminal1, through Sun4u,
> up to Sun Blade 1000.
> 3. SGI System Support Handbook
> This is a red spiral bound half-size manual for SGI SSEs back in '91-94.
> It covers several system families (Challenge, Onyx, Crimson) and hardware
> peripherals, as well as some IRIX/Unix fundamentals.  The appendices have
> many board and component diagrams and pinouts/jumpers.
> 4. SGI Hardware Developer Handbook
> This is a blue-green spiral bound manual from Feb 27 1995.  It has "chassis
> tour" sections for the 4D "twin tower" systems, PI, Indigo(2), Challenge,
> Indy, etc.  Lots of pinouts, board and component diagrams, some software
> notes.
> I haven't used these in a while (my last Sun will be donated shortly),
> everything is in used but good shape, and complete AFAIK.
> Cheers,
> sr.
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