Back to the Future - 64-bit time_t on sparc64

Harti Brandt brandt at
Fri Feb 20 11:43:48 PST 2004

On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Tillman Hodgson wrote:

TH>On Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 09:46:32AM +0100, Harti Brandt wrote:
TH>> TH>Any idea if a standard Adaptec 2940U works in them? If so, I might be
TH>> TH>able to use some real disks if I shuffle some cards around.
TH>> I have one of the newer Adaptecs (I think a ...320) in a sparc10 with
TH>> a vinum raid and it works just fine. You just cannot boot from it (it's
TH>> missing the forth code).
TH>Excellent news, thanks. Can one still use control-A to enter it's config
TH>menu while booting?

I don't think so. As far as I understand this is BIOS code and purely
i386. On the other hand I think that FreeBSD's ahc driver doesn't care for
what you have configured in the adaptec BIOS, but you might better ask an
ahc guru.

harti brandt,
brandt at, harti at

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