7.2-RELEASE working on Sun Fire V480R

Marius Strobl marius at alchemy.franken.de
Sun May 24 20:26:51 UTC 2009

On Mon, May 04, 2009 at 04:23:24PM +0300, Olev wrote:
> As it is not listed in supported systems I gave it a shot. Installs
> ok. Onboard ethernet not working. The machine I tested it on has 2x
> PCI SCSI cards inside and it finds them too. Verbose dmesg below:
> Sun Fire 480R, No Keyboard
> Copyright 2007 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
> OpenBoot 4.22.34, 4096 MB memory installed, Serial #53044977.
> Ethernet address 0:3:ba:29:66:f1, Host ID: 832966f1.

Could you give a driver for the on-board Ethernet NIC a try
with this machine? If yes what (patch, pre-built kernel,
install CD image) would you require to do so?


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