[rescue] speaking of older sparcs
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Fri Feb 6 19:13:54 CST 2004
On Fri, 6 Feb 2004, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> Huh? All UltraSparcs are 64 bit processors, hence the "Ultra" in their
> name. That is, unless you meant 64-something elses.
His Ultra 2 has an UltraSPARC-I CPU in it, and Solaris will default to
32-bit mode on those processors due to a bug that lets user-mode code
deadlock the CPU. You can force a 64-bit boot on them, but it's
documented in the boot configuration file and the boot man page.
Jonathan Patschke ) "Some people grow out of the petty theft of
Elgin, TX ( childhood. Others grow up to be CEOs and
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