[rescue] speaking of older sparcs
larrys at lexisnexis.com
Fri Feb 6 18:47:36 CST 2004
Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On Feb 6, 2004, at 7:29 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> > I wonder if that's a function of sbus going away (which would screw
> > over
> > a lot of people with Exx00 systems) or a function of support for only
> > UltraSPARC-II and newer.
> Exx00 systems can have either sbus or PCI (or both I believe); I
> wonder if that'll affect their decision at all. Also, I wonder how
> many releases will go by before things stop working...as opposed to
> things being unsupported.
My best guess would be droppage of 32-bit support. I wasted a fair
amount of time trying to get a U2 to boot 64....
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