sparc station 5

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sun May 4 01:39:11 PDT 2003

On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 03:53:53PM -0700, Paredes Sánchez Martín A. wrote:
> Can I install Free BSD in a Sparc Station 5?

Unlikely: the FreeBSD Sparc port requires a "sun4u" 64bit UltraSparc
III processor.  The SS5 uses a 'sun4m' 32bit MicroSparc II processor.

The Sparc Station 5 is however capable of running netbsd:

or OpenBSD:



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