[rescue] best OS for SPARCserver 10

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Fri Sep 12 12:46:57 CDT 2003

On Fri, 12 Sep 2003, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:

> I think that OpenBSD now supports the PCMCIA cage on Suns.  They even
> support Wireless cards inside those cages.

Yes, it's supported, but each of the drivers have to know how to talk
sbus (endian-ness) back to the card.  It removes the bus abstraction,
which is why so few PCMCIA devices work under OpenBSD/sparc.

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