[nycbug-talk] OT- OpenBSD on Sun Netra

Anthony Sofia anthony
Thu Sep 2 08:15:55 EDT 2004

I run NetBSD on an ss5 pizza box, and I always do a network install. It takes
maybe half an hour to get the services setup, booting via openprom is as
simple as doing 'boot net', then pull down the system via ftp using the 

(I know I didn't answer your question, but incase you don't quickly find
a cdrom drive you have other options =).

On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 08:00:13AM -0400, michael said:
>Off Topic
>I want to load OpenBSD on some old Sun pizza boxes.  It was suggested
>that the easiest way is to get a CD drive and boot from that.
>I'm looking for a Sun External SCSI CD.
>Does anyone have one they want to sell me?
>I'll come get it..
>I found 2 on ebay but I don't want to wait a week.
>p.s.  here's machine info if curious...
>UNAME     : SunOS ns1 5.9 Generic_112233-02 sun4u sparc 
>KERNEL    : 64-bit sparcv9 kernel modules 
>MEMORY    : 256 Megabytes
>BANNER    : Netra t1 (UltraSPARC-IIi 440MHz)

Anthony Sofia (anthony at dryhump.net)
I'll take care of those murderous trolls.

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