[rescue] Firmware and Hypersparcs

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Apr 21 10:16:02 CDT 2004

On Wednesday 21 April 2004 08:37, Torquil MacCorkle, III wrote:
> > Also, are you sure the 40 MHz is not the SBUS or MBUS speed? are
> > you sure it is the CPU speed?
> Well all I see is it saying '@ 40 MHz next to the hypersparc model
> number. Can I read into that?
> Also, when I have the Hypersparc in, I noticed that the ethernet
> interface no longer works.  But when I pop an SM40 in it it works
> like a charm again. Maybe it is running with the Hypersparc in some
> sort of crippled 'compatibility mode'?

Not sure, but beware NetBSD doesn't like HyperSPARCs too much.  At the 
very least, you can't do SMP with them.

There are other free OSes that do work, of course ; )

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