lidl at pix.net
Mon May 20 17:32:15 UTC 2013
On 5/20/13 1:23 PM, Riccardo Veraldi wrote:
> I am about to buy a 4 processor ultrsparc IIIi 1,59MHz, do you think
> FreeBSD 9.1 will have no problem to run ?
> I mean no problem with 4 CPU number ?
> FreeBSD sparc64 page is telling it is supported...
> Sun Fire V440 (support for the on-board NICs first appeared in
> 7.3-RELEASE and 8.0-RELEASE)
> my only problem now but it is with all sparc64 architectures is that 9.1
> ISO won't boot...
> cannot find kernel.
> On 5/19/13 11:17 PM, Joerg Wunsch wrote:
>> As Riccardo Veraldi wrote:
>>> Looking on FreeBSD site it tells it is supported since FreeBSD 8.0
>>> but I ask to someone who is using FreeBSD on his V440 to confirm me
>>> it's working.
>> I recently got a SunFire V210 which should be fairly similar to yours.
>> It's working fine. (I've got a single CPU only though.)
>> I tried to make it less noisy, with moderate success. The trickiest
>> part was to have the power supply accept a lower speed fan, because
>> the PS evaluates the fan speed internally by itself with some analog
>> Unfortunately, as cool as the idea of the ALOM appears at first, with
>> a standby power of ~ 15 W, you'd better power it off with a hardware
>> switch while you don't need it.
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Well, my SunFire V240 works just fine with two processors, running 9.1:
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FreeBSD 9.1-STABLE #5 r249588M: Wed Apr 17 13:29:44 EDT 2013
lidl at spork.pix.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC sparc64
gcc version 4.2.1 20070831 patched [FreeBSD]
real memory = 8589934592 (8192 MB)
avail memory = 8369774592 (7982 MB)
cpu0: Sun Microsystems UltraSparc-IIIi Processor (1503.00 MHz CPU)
cpu1: Sun Microsystems UltraSparc-IIIi Processor (1503.00 MHz CPU)
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs
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