[rescue] Looking for Prestoserve 2.3 for SunOS 4.x sun4c
mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Aug 31 21:49:26 CDT 2017
Well shit, I'm sorry about that. I wasn't aware that this
distribution was sun4 only. :-( That sucks for me as well, because I
have a couple of Sbus Prestoserve cards around here somewhere.
If you do manage to find the sun4c distribution, please share?
On 08/31/2017 08:52 PM, Richard wrote:
> Hi Dave
> Thanks you again for putting that up. Have gone to install but it looks
> like it is a sun4 version and not sun4c....
> ss2-le0# ./presto_chango
> Prestoserve(TM) - sun4 Release 2.2
> Copyright (c) 1990 by Legato Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
> Machine `ss2-le0' is type `sun4c', not `sun4' as expected.
> Not to be deterred (some dusty memories coming back - I recall there was
> trick to doing the original install back in the day) I modify the
> arch=sun4 to sun4c at the top of presto_chango (there are also
> #ifdef=sun4c in the presto_chango file so I was hopeful)
> I get the following (which I suppose I really should have expected given
> it had already told me it was for Sun4 (i.e. VME based sun4 not an Sbus
> sun4c - was worth a try)
> cp prestotool /usr/bin/prestotool
> cp presto /usr/etc/presto
> cp prestoctl_svc /usr/etc/prestoctl_svc
> cp prestoctl.x /usr/include/rpcsvc/prestoctl.x
> cp prestoctl.h /usr/include/rpcsvc/prestoctl.h
> cp prestoioctl.h /usr/include/sundev/prestoioctl.h
> cp presto_chango /usr/etc/presto_chango
> Config and make a Presto-ized kernel [yes]? yes
> System name in /sys/sun4c/conf to config [GENERIC]? SS2
> cp /sys/sun4c/conf/SS2 /sys/sun4c/conf/SS2.prepresto
> echo "device ps0 at vme16d16 ? csr 0x4c00
> device pr0 at vme24d32 ? csr 0x800000" >> /sys/sun4c/conf/SS2
> * * * Config'ing /sys/sun4c/conf/SS2
> (cd /sys/sun4c/conf; config SS2)
> config: line 231: wrong machine type for vme16d16
> config: line 231: no vme16d16's to wildcard
> ./presto_chango: 618 Memory fault - core dumped
> presto_chango: unexpected return code 139
> I changed the vme reference to sbus in the kernel config but config told
> me that "sun4c doesn't have mb_device structures."...I suppose I could
> keep hacking away but I am picking there will be more issues and it may
> not work as expected. Anyway config completed and so did the build of
> the kernel..but not unexpectedly it errors on boot as not being able to
> find the device pr0 (have checked and the /dev/pr0 exists) .
> Anyone know the next step for this version or have a sun4c version of
> prestoserve 2.3 or earlier ?
> On Fri, 1 Sep 2017, at 08:36 AM, Dave McGuire wrote:
>> Ok, I've put it up at:
>> Please let me know when you have the file.
>> On 08/31/2017 05:11 PM, Richard wrote:
>>> Hi Dave
>>> That would be fantastic and would be a great start. Yes please!
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>> On 31 Aug 2017, at 09:58, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>>>>> On 08/30/2017 05:20 PM, Richard wrote:
>>>>> My google fu is letting me down and for the life of me I cannot find
>>>>> prestoserve 2.3 for SunOS 4.x Sun4c I thought I had it but cannot find
>>>>> media or image. Frustratingly I have a the CD for prestoserver 2.4.1
>>>>> (anyone need that?)
>>>>> which would work great if I wanted to run Solaris 2.x on my SS2 (which I
>>>> I have 2.2, is that close enough?
>>>> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
>>>> New Kensington, PA
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>> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
>> New Kensington, PA
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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