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Re: mounting a sun3 (sunOs 4.1.1) disk from openbsd (not NFS), possible?



On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 09:48:22AM -0700, Diana Eichert wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Dec 2004, A. F. Cano wrote:
> > 
> > Any help will be very much appreciated.  I really need to recover
> > what's on those disks to get rid of the old sun 3.  Thanks.
> > 
> > Augustine
> 
> OpenBSD had a Sun3 port until 2.9, http://www.openbsd.org/sun3.html.  It
> appears the 2.9 directory is no longer on the OBSD ftp site, but if you
> needed the files I could put them on the net for short term access.

To my knowledge, the only mirror that carry everthing since 2.0 is
ftp.stacken.kth.se.

ftp://ftp.stacken.kth.se/pub/OpenBSD/2.9/sun3/

It is also worth mentioning that NetBSD has a sun3 port too.

> 
> man diskless 
> http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=diskless&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=OpenBSD+2.9&arch=i386&format=html
> 

Diskless booting should work and overcome the endianness problem.
I'm not shure about filesystem and disklabel support. 

As for the OP, there other platform with same endianness has sun3
like hppa, m68k(hp300,mac68k,mvme68k), m88k(luna88k, mvme88k),
powerpc(macppc), sparc and sparc64.

Only alpha, amd64, i386 and vax are little-endian but I know, those
are easier to find.



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