"Let's quickly install NetBSD on this Sparc box..."

2 hours later:

@galaxis Wow, that brings back memories. I ran Solaris 7 on my little SS5, figuring "if I'm gonna boot this thing, let's see what it's like in on the software it was made for."

@tek I have a small selection of Sparcstation (all of which haven't been powered on in quite some time)...

...apparently the clock in the SS10 hasn't been touched any time recently:

WARNING: clock lost 2589 days

Oh, hello, dead Sparcstation 1+ IDPROM...

Well, at least the machine still powers on.


...hrm, that didn't rewrite the ethernet MAC address? Guess I'll have to take the long route.

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