[nSLUG] what to do with an older Sun machine?

J. Paul Bissonnette jpaulb at eastlink.ca
Fri Jun 10 11:39:49 ADT 2005

ricardd at mathstat.dal.ca wrote:

>Hello nslug,
>By some twisted series of event, a Sun Ultra 10 Creator 3D box landed in
>my office and stands there unused. I have no experience with Sun products,
>except as a happy user of a well-maintained system running Solaris that I
>access from my laptop. As I don't have a desktop machine at home, I
>thought that this could be an interesting project.
>What are my options here in terms of bringing this machine back to life? I
>don't have the full specs, I need to scrounge around for a Sun keyboard
>and a monitor before firing it up. It currently runs Solaris 8.
>nSLUG mailing list
>nSLUG at nslug.ns.ca
There is Solaris 10 and Sun also has a Linux distro, both are free 
I worst case I'll take it off your hands. :)


J. Paul Bissonnette


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