New sparc64 5.2-BETA ISO images available

David O'Brien obrien at
Sat Dec 6 13:40:47 PST 2003

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 04:09:16PM -0700, Scott Long wrote:
> Yes, the U1e and U2 machines need the esp(4) driver from NetBSD.  I'm in
> the middle of porting it right now, but it will still take some time.
> Netbooting these machines works very well for me at the moment; a
> netbooted U2 builds world faster than an Alpha XP1000 with a local disk.

eh?  My 'make world' times on a Compaq XP1000 is faster than my Sun Blade
100 500mhz.  I certainly won't believe a 300mhz diskless machine will
beat that.  What were the actual times?

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