Installing on a SunBlade 1500
kip.macy at gmail.com
Wed May 10 19:26:32 UTC 2006
Only Linux supports USIII as only David Miller got access to the
specs. There are a couple of errata in the USIII that may not be
obvious from the sources. FreeBSD may support USIII at some point, but
getting good performance on the T1 is higher priority right now.
On 5/10/06, stan <stanb at panix.com> wrote:
> 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 panix.com> 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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