[TUHS] HP300/4.4BSD stuff

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Sun Dec 21 19:19:13 AEST 2014

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> On Dec 21, 2014, at 03:58, Jochen Kunz <jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de> wrote:
>> Am 21.12.14 um 07:01 schrieb Cory Smelosky:
>> Am I correct in my guess that 4.4BSD was built cross on an HP300?
> Don't know, but...
>> I have never found a binary dist of anything other than HP300 4.4...
> I searched for 4.4/SPARC some 12 years back. IIRC on this very mailing
> list and elsewhere. I didn't find it. Even Kirk McKusick got slightly
> involved but nothing surfaced.


>> and my attempts to build 4.4 on ULTRIX/SunOS have so far not succeeded
> Have you tried NetBSD 1.1? (The first NetBSD release to support PMAX.)

Wouldn't boot on my 3MIN :( Dies shortly after jumping to entry point.

>> I picked up an HP300 to help me get somewhere...but it seems to only
>> have a 68010. :(
> Note: You can use a HP400 also. I have a 433t running 4.4BSD. I used
> a netbooted NetBSD to get it installed.

Is an HP400 easier to find? ;)

I would love to have access to that box...I THINKS I can cross for SPARC.

> I'd love to get a copy of 4.4BSD/SPARC or PMAX.

That's why I have one of each...to hopefully build it.

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