FreeBsd on my Ultra Sparc 5

James Tanis jtanis at
Thu May 25 12:42:42 PDT 2006

> FreeBSD runs very well on the Ultra5, but not in the function the U5 was
> intended for by Sun (workstation).  There is no VGA console/X11 support to
> my knowledge.

The ultrasparc 5/10 is listed as fully supported. The PGX24, is an
onboard frambuffer, I would assume there would at least be a note if
it were unsupported. I only have an ultrasparc 60 so I can't test it
myself, but can anyone else verify this?

James Tanis
jtanis at

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