Installing on a SunBlade 1500

stan stanb at
Wed May 10 16:55:22 UTC 2006

On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 03:56:39PM +0200, Konstantin Saurbier wrote:
> On Tue, 9 May 2006 19:48:59 -0400
> stan <stanb at> wrote:
> > I;m trying to install 6.1-RELEASE on a SunBlade 1500.
> (...)
> > What am I doing wrong?
> Your Blade 1500 is UltraSparc III based, but unfortunately all machines based on USIII or higher are unsupported.
> For my Blade 1000 there is at least the driver for the Schizo PCI-Chip missing.
> You should notice a similar error while booting FreeBSD, it should hang at nexus0 without loading or detecting other hardware.

Actually, mine says the CD is not bootable _). I wonder if that's because
it's an IDE CD? OpenBSD gets a little further, it panics trying ro access
the hard disk (which it detected).

Any idea if this ahrdware is supported under NetBSD, or Linux?

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