T2000 Sparc FreeBSD8.2 installation failed

Anonymous cripto at ecn.org
Thu Jan 26 12:23:15 UTC 2012

> At this stage, your options appear to be: illumos/OpenIndiana

Not being developed on SPARC

> Linux,

AFAIK Gentoo, Funtoo, Debian are the only supporting distros and you will
need to check if sun4v and your machine are supported

> NetBSD

Not recommended, sorry to say

> or OpenBSD.

Highly recommended.

> Note that I've not tried any of these.

OpenBSD seems to work brilliantly on my sun4u machines, not sure how much of
the sun4v are supported but you can ask on the sparc64 list openbsd.org

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