[SPARCbook] Sparcbook 1 questions
Robert F. Schaefer
rschaefe at gcfn.org
Fri Oct 3 15:25:15 CDT 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "William Barnett-Lewis" <wlewis at mailbag.com>
To: <sparcbook at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Friday, October 03, 2003 12:44 PM
Subject: [SPARCbook] Sparcbook 1 questions
> Hello all,
> I noticed this sparcbook on ebay
It looks suspiciously like an SB2 to me. At least, focus aside, it appears
to be identical to my SB2.
> Would this be a decent place to start for rescue/repair? I note it would
> need a disk, an ac adaptor and new screen (though I also note twmaster
> has a color screen available).
I also have a spare color screen, I'd be happy to trade it for the IBM
> What type and size of drive does it take? I have an IBM 1 gb 2.5" SCSI
> if it's that.
2.5" SCSI, if it is an SB2
> Is there a special version of the OS for this machine? Is it and/or
> patches available anywhere?
I've seen CDs around.
> Is the RAM to boost it to it's max of 32mb available?
Soldered on to the CPU board. I also have a 32MB CPU board available.
I've seen indications that there was (or is) a 64MB upgrade. Be nice to
> Any advice gladly recieved.
It sounds like a crapshot, but there is something about a non-lintel laptop
that just can't be beat for geek points.
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