[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel

Kevin Loch kloch at gurunet.net
Wed Apr 23 15:59:08 CDT 2003

Kevin Loch wrote:
> Robert Novak wrote:
>> Looks like 2.1 through 2.4 support sun4. The Solaris FAQ says 2.5 dropped
>> sun4 support. It was platform based, not bus based. 2.6 (and allegedly 7)
>> could be forced to use a 600MP, which I *think* was the one non-sun4 VME
>> sparc system sold retail by Sun (not counting the cycle sun4m and any
>> other oem/sme boards).
> This page seems to explain this well:
> http://lios.apana.org.au/~cdewick/data/sunos_6x0.html

While that addresses the required kernel hack, it does not addres
the missing VME support.  If vme support is provided in an
installable package, the one from 2.5.1 might work in 2.6.

There is a benefit to the missing vme support.  You can
run a bunch in one cage!


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