Sun Fire V880 support

Marius Strobl marius at
Sat Nov 19 13:40:08 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 10:34:38PM +0100, Denis Saget wrote:
> Hello,
> Has anyone encountered recent problems with Sun Fire V880 under FreeBSD 
> ? Does it play well ?
> I have the possibility to get 2 of this, populated with 2 system board 
> each. I think I would use one only with 4 system boards. I could make it 
> available for FreeBSD development if anyone is interested.

They should work just fine, the official FreeBSD/sparc64 are also built
on V880 for example. I'd suggest to use 9.0 (ideally RC3 or later once
it's out) instead of 8.2 as lots of improvements and fixes went in since
the latter was released.


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