Sun 3/60 - how to boot this thing?

Paxton Hoag innfoclassics at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 17:28:39 CST 2007


On Dec 27, 2007 10:45 AM, John Honniball <coredump at gifford.co.uk> wrote:
> Edward Tomasz Napierala wrote:
> > I just got a Sun 3/60, 8MB RAM, no disk.  I have several questions:
>
> Do you have the monitor and/or keyboard for it, too?
>
> > 1. Were these used with an external disk?  There is some room inside the
> >    machine, but there are also several strange looking capacitors there.
>
> Yes, they were used with either an external SCSI disk enclosure
> known as a "shoebox" or with a network disk (NFS).  The latter
> setup was known as a diskless workstation.

I have some shoeboxes in storage for those machines. I think they have
1 Gig 5 1/4 full ht drives inside and have the oldstyle 3 row 50 pin
rectangular SCSI connector. No CPUs anymore, nor cables.. Very heavy
for shipping.. If you need one let me know.

Paxton
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Paxton Hoag
Astoria, OR
USA



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