[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Wed Apr 23 18:36:13 CDT 2003

>Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 18:46:20 -0400
>Subject: Re: [rescue] OT:  Linux and USB on Intel
>From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
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>On Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at 06:00 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. 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).
>> and Solaris 8.... I am running a 4/610 as a small file server (running
>> two 23Gig Seagate Elites mirrored).  I suspect 9 would run as well... 
>> it
>> is a simple check performed early on...
>   We're talking about kernel architectures, not computer model numbers. 
>  A 4/600 is a sun4m.  The 4/100, 4/200, 4/300, and 4/400 are sun4.

I know... however, if memory serves me correct, Sun removed support
for the VME buss (hence the 4/600) at the same time as the Sun4 (4/[1234]00)
line....  if not, it was one release later....

-- Curt

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