any chance of running FreeBSD on a Sun Ultra 1?

Dag-ErlingSmørgrav des at
Thu Jan 22 06:04:20 PST 2004

Fernan Aguero <fernan at> writes:
> It seems that the Ultra 1 is unsupported, but does that mean
> that it will not boot/run FreeBSD? Or just that no work is
> being done from the sparc@ project?

it means we don't have a driver for the on-board SCSI controller, so
you can't boot FreeBSD from disk on an U1.

> If it's possible to netboot it, I can set up some shared NFS
> partitions on my i386 machine to hold what's necessary ...

it should be possible to netboot it if it has an hme NIC.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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