[rescue] SPARCclassic X - what software did this run?
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Wed Sep 6 15:17:30 CDT 2017
Found some more stuff, from Mr. Bill's message archive, from 2012, for your
Yep, I did test the oracle.com service manual link before posting this. It still
works and I grabbed a copy for myself.
See original note at bottom.
Hope this helps.
On 09/ 5/17 11:13 PM, Andrew Liles wrote:
> It sounds like the SPARCclassic X machines were designed to netboot special X
> terminal software instead of a full SunOS/Solaris - does anyone know how that
> worked, how that was installed, and if some sort of distribution of that is
> still out there somewhere?
> I assume the machines netbooted via the usual RARP/bootparams/NFS scheme that
> other SPARC machines do, but how did that differ from a normal diskless
> workstation setup?
> May be acquiring one and would like to attempt running what it was intended
Subject: Re: [rescue] The Terminals Wiki
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:43:43 -0400
From: J. Alexander Jacocks <jjacocks at mac.com>
Reply-To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
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On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 11:26 AM, Richard <legalize at xmission.com> wrote:
> Hopefully this is not considered off-topic for the rescue list.
> Didn't Sun tape some diskless SPARCstations and sell them as X
> terminals at one point?
Yep, SPARC Classic X. The service manual seems to be here:
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