Booting of snapshot-iso on SUN Fire V280R

Adam McDougall mcdouga9 at
Wed Nov 12 22:19:20 PST 2008

Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 06:28:23PM +0100, Michael Moll wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm trying to boot the 8.0-20081011-SNAP-sparc64-disc1.iso an a SUN Fire 280R, see the output below.
>> pcib0: <Sun Host-PCI bridge> mem 0x40004700000-0x40004717fff,0x40004410000-0x4000441004f,0x7ffee000000-0x7ffee0000ff irq 563,560,561,564,550 on nexus0
>> pcib0: Schizo, version 5, IGN 0x8, bus B, 33MHz
> Unfortunately, you're the first person to give it a try with
> a Schizo version > 4 bridge. I think this should be gone with
> r184428, though stay away from add-on cards with PCI-PCI-
> bridges for now. Do you have a way to make use of that
> revision or do you need a new ISO image?
> Marius

Is there a way to check this version from Solaris, out of curiosity?  
Does this from prtdiag relate?  We have four 280R at work and I could 
probably experiment with FreeBSD on one soon, but I haven't even had 
time to boot the ISO yet. 

Model     ID  Status Version
-------- ---- ------ -------
Schizo    8     ok      7  

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