getting OBP version; also, FAQ?

Marius Strobl marius at
Sat Aug 28 11:28:12 PDT 2004

On Sat, Aug 28, 2004 at 07:38:25AM -0800, Royce Williams wrote:
> How does one cough up the OBP version information while booted into
> freebsd/sparc64?
> I don't see it in the dmesg output or sysctl information, and didn't
> find anything in the ht://Dig Mailman archives for the list.  The only
> third-party product that I could find was the not-exactly-free product
> Sysinfo (, which isn't
> compiled for FreeBSD/sparc64 and provides no source to build it myself.

ofwdump -P version /openprom
should do

> Also -- in preparation to ask this question, I went hunting for a FAQ.
> Did I just miss it, or are there few questions that are frequently
> asked? :)

Hrm, there are not many freqeuntly asked questions regarding FreeBSD on
sparc64 although a FAQ wouldn't be that bad.

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