Sparcstation LX troubleshooting

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Mon Aug 7 12:39:08 CDT 2006

Zane H. Healy wrote:
> I'd recommend looking into running either OpenBSD or maybe NetBSD on them. 
> I know OpenBSD has a small enough memory footprint to fit on one nicely
> (won't guarentee it's supported hardware though as I don't have any LX's). 
> Even Solaris 2.6 will be painful on one.

   NetBSD runs very nicely on an LX.  About ten years ago, I had a whole 
slew of them dedicated to different tasks on my home network...a 
nameserver, a news server, a mail server, a file server...all running 
NetBSD and performing their jobs quite well.


Dave McGuire
Cape Coral, FL

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