Sun Fire 280R questions.
marius at alchemy.franken.de
Wed May 13 20:55:57 UTC 2009
On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 11:08:52PM -0700, Adam K. wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 2:52 PM, Mark Linimon <linimon at lonesome.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 12:06:07PM -0700, Adam K. wrote:
> > > Any known issues with the ports system on Sparc64?
> > Yes, numerous ones :-) It doesn't see as much use as i386 or amd64
> > (by a long shot), and numerous ports assume that they are running on
> > i386, both due to integer size and byte ordering. You'll want to look
> > at portsmon.freebsd.org and www.freshports.org for more information.
> > Right now there's no current "what ports don't build on sparc64" page;
> > I need to update it.
> > mcl
> Okay. If I do end up getting the machine, I'll see if I can do some test
> builds of some of the major ports, if that'd be useful.
"Major" ports like Apache HTTPD, BIND, Perl, Sendmail, etc.
work just fine...
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