[vcf-midatlantic] Sun 3/60 lives again

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Thu Jan 3 23:34:16 EST 2019

    This has been on my TODO list for years, so it's a good way to start off 
the new year.  I have a Sun 3/60 with 24MB and CG4 video which I've been 
meaning to set up as a diskless client from my Linux server.  Until I get a 
keyboard adapter cobbled together for a Type 4 keyboard, I'm using a serial 
console.  Diagnostics all check out from the PROM.

    There's a document floating around which describes one user's efforts to 
netboot his 3/60:


    I used that as a starting point, but it was written in 2004 so there are 
additional steps required.  For one thing, bootparamd is no longer included in 
Fedora Linux (since FC25), so I had to make some changes to the FC24 SRPM for 
bootparamd to get it compiled and repackaged for FC28.  Also, FC28 by default 
has NFS version 2 disabled so you have to change options in /etc/nfs.conf to 
enable UDP and version 2.

    Here's the console log of it booting SunOS 4.1.1:

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Old Technology				http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/


Boot: le(0,0,0) 
Booting from tftp server at = C0A8CA01
Downloaded 101800 bytes from tftp server.

Using IP Address = C0A8CA68
hostname: sun360
domainname: (none)
server name ''
root pathname '/export/root/sun360'
root on fstype nfs
Boot: vmunix
Size: 893160+189568+202104 bytes
SunOS Release 4.1.1 (GENERIC) #1: Sat Oct 13 06:05:48 PDT 1990
Copyright (c) 1983-1990, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
mem = 24576K (0x1800000)
avail mem = 23486464
Ethernet address = 8:0:20:0:56:5
si0 at obio 0x140000 pri 2 
st0 at si0 slave 32
st1 at si0 slave 40
st2 at si0 slave 24
st3 at si0 slave 16
sr0 at si0 slave 48
sd0 at si0 slave 0
sd1 at si0 slave 1
sd2 at si0 slave 8
sd3 at si0 slave 9
sd4 at si0 slave 16
sd6 at si0 slave 24
zs0 at obio 0x20000 pri 3 
zs1 at obio 0x0 pri 3 
le0 at obio 0x120000 pri 3 
cgfour0 at obmem 0xff300000 pri 4 
bwtwo0 at obmem 0xff000000 pri 4 
bwtwo0: resolution 1152 x 900
bwtwo1 at obmem 0xff400000 
bwtwo1: resolution 1152 x 900
hostname: sun360
domainname: (none)
root on fstype nfs
swap on fstype nfs size 62500K
dump on fstype nfs size 62472K
checking filesystems
Automatic reboot in progress...
Fri Jan  4 03:46:34 GMT 2019
checking quotas: done.
starting rpc and net services: portmap keyserv.
mount -vat nfs
mount: already mounted
mount: already mounted mounted on /home
starting additional services: biod.
starting system logger
starting local daemons: auditd sendmail statd lockd.
link-editor directory cache
preserving editor files
clearing /tmp
standard daemons: update cron uucp.
starting network daemons: inetd printer.
Fri Jan  4 03:47:01 GMT 2019

sun360 login: root
Jan  4 03:47:11 sun360 login: ROOT LOGIN console
Last login: Fri Jan  4 03:31:46 on console
SunOS Release 4.1.1 (GENERIC) #1: Sat Oct 13 06:05:48 PDT 1990
sun360# date
Thu Jan  3 22:47:22 EST 2019
sun360# ifconfig -a
 	inet netmask ffffff00 broadcast
 	ether 8:0:20:0:56:5 
lo0: flags=49<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING>
 	inet netmask ff000000 

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