FreeBSD on Sun SPARC 20

Skylar Thompson skylar at
Thu Jan 6 23:19:12 PST 2005

madden at wrote:

>I've got a Sun SPARC 20 collecting dust, and I was wondering if any
>version of FreeBSD would run on my Sun SPARC 20? From what I can gather
>FreeBSD only works on UltraSPARC.

The SS20 isn't an UltraSPARC, so it won't be supported by FreeBSD's 
Sparc64 port. I've had good luck running NetBSD on an SS20, and IPCs and 
IPXs, though.

-- Skylar Thompson (skylar at

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