Evans & Sutherland Y2K scrapyard heads-up

From: Pete Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Tue Dec 22 00:30:53 1998

On Dec 21, 21:17, Aaron Christopher Finney wrote:
> Subject: Re: Evans & Sutherland Y2K scrapyard heads-up
> On Mon, 21 Dec 1998, Zane H. Healy wrote:
> > My guess would be any Sun that only runs SunOS isn't, and won't be Y2k.
> > the best of my knowledge they've no intention of making SunOS Y2k as
> > want you running Solaris.
> I'll have to check the site again...we don't run any SunOS machines, so I
> didn't pay too much attention. But I was under the impression that any
> problem with the Sun3's was about the NVRAM,

No, while they do have a problem with the NVRAM/clock chip, that's far from
the only issue with SunOS.

> and that there are patches
> available for some of the 4/xxx series and the Sparcs that are still
> running the most current SunOS.

Which is not usable on a Sun3. "Current SunOS" is Solaris 2.6.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Dept. of Computer Science
						University of York
Received on Tue Dec 22 1998 - 00:30:53 GMT

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