OT: Sun CPU card. Anything useful?

Erik Baigar erik at baigar.de
Fri Mar 16 11:55:42 CDT 2007


On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, Doc Shipley wrote:

> Teo Zenios wrote:
> > A friend of mine had a SUN PC card (K6 based I think). From what I
> > researched they seemed buggy, if the software controlling the card crashed
> > so did the whole SUN system.
> > 
> > http://www.unixreview.com/documents/s=1255/urm9910a/
> 
>    The K6 version sucked pretty hard, but the SunPCi II isn't bad at 
> all.  It has its own USB and ethernet adapters, and rumor has it that 
> the IDE chipset is functional if you put a header on the card.
> 
>    Somewhere I have an Sbus 486 board.  I never found software for it, 
> so I couldn't tell ya how well it works.

I have this, too. Using 2.6 and the SunPC2 software I have not been able 
to bring this one up. It always toled something about problems with
kbd and later stopped loading the DOS in a very early stage. 

Machine was SS20, Dual Ross 150, 512M, V-SIMM, 2*9GB

   Erik.





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