Sunfire X4100

Vivek Khera vivek at
Sun Jul 30 03:15:26 UTC 2006

On Jul 27, 2006, at 10:57 PM, Denny Reiter wrote:

> I just received a Sunfire X4100 and I'm trying to get FreeBSD 6.1  
> to boot on it.  It seems to stall when trying to poll UMASS, which  
> I got past once by booting into safe mode, but not every time.
> Does anybody have any pointers on getting it working?  The one time  
> I did get anywhere, I got a screen asking for my country, but the  
> remote console seemed to have quit working.  I've also tried a PS2  
> keyboard connected to a USB adapter and it seems to see it as kbd1,  
> but doesn't seem to be useable, even from the BIOS.

6.0-REL works on this box.  perhaps try that.  we are planning to  
upgrade to 6.1 soon.  we do have a new x4100 in the office on which  
we'll install 6.1 so i'll report back any problems we might encounter.

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