Sun Fire x2100

DAve dave.list at
Thu Jan 4 20:51:51 UTC 2007

David Robillard wrote:
>> Just finished searching the archives and net and turned up a few
>> answers. I also checked the AMD64 release notes for FBSD 6.1.
>> Is anyone running FreeBSD on a Sun Fire X2100? Any caveats I should know
>> about? Looks like it should be a simple install and run. We will be
>> using these servers as outbound SMTP servers so they will be running
>> just the minimum mail services, smtp-auth, and clamAV.
> Hi DAve,
> I had a Sun Fire X2100 in here a year ago to test it. It installed ok
> using FreeBSD/amd64 RELEASE-6.0. My guess is that it should be alright
> with 6.1 or the upcoming 6.2.
> Your best bet is to get a Sun rep loan you one of them so that you can
> try it out. If they refuse, the sometimes have some in their own
> offices which you usually can go to and try it.
> Here are the ifconfig(8) and (rather long) dmesg(8) output from the
> Sun Fire X2100 running a GENERIC FreeBSD/amd64 RELEASE-6.0 kernel on
> January 8th, 2006.


> Have fun,
> David

Thanks, I suspected as much after searching the FreeBSD lists and 
looking for info on the net. We can always build what little we need on 
Solaris, I just prefer to use FreeBSD when I can. These are not fancy 
servers and they will not be doing anything other than basic AV scanning 
and pumping mail out the door for our network clients.

I appreciate the response.


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