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What was the deal with Sun Microsystems wanting to buy the Amiga?



In the era of the A3000 and A3000T, so 1990 or 91, there was an official Commodore port of Unix that had got really good reviews as one of the best, most stable small system SVR4 ports.

Sun approached Commodore offering money to license the A3000UX as a low end 680x0 Sun workstation. It could have done wonders for Amiga's serious market and visibility outside games.

Medhi Ali turned them down. Twice, if memory serves.




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