Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: New member from Northern NJ
- On Sat, 21 Nov 2009, brian_cirulnick wrote:
> I'm jumping into this a little late, but I'm searching for a SUN 3/80,I borrowed a 3/60 back in the day, and I also called it a "space
> if anyone has one they'd like to part with -- I want to get the crap I
> have on my 3/160 "running" again, but I don't want to have to pay the
> electric bill to run the 3/160 24/7 -- that thing can heat my house for
> the winter.
> My plan is to remove the drives, plop them into an external case, hookI hadn't realized that the 3/80 could run binaries from a 3/60, but I
> up a 3/80, and run with it. Sure, I could use a 3/60 (and I have one),
> but, it's slower and has less RAM than the 3/80. Besides, I'm pretty
> sure I can get a 3/80 into my rack, but the 3/60 is too wide.
see it can. You'll have to load up SunOS for the 3X kernel, but your apps
should work. I briefly used a 3/80, but they were terribly slow compared
to the SPARC processors.
Mike Loewen mloewen@...
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