[rescue] [OT?] Linux on a SS2
jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de
Sat Feb 14 10:56:58 CST 2004
On Sat, 14 Feb 2004 09:06:01 -0500 (EST)
"Carl R. Friend" <crfriend at rcn.com> wrote:
> I've got a (possibly off-topic) question to the assemblage here:
> Is anyone successfully running Linux on a SPARCstation 2, and if so,
> how'd you load it?
Install NetBSD. NetBSD runs well on SPARC for ages. I am using a SS1
with NetBSD as a primary nameserver. It Just Works (C) (R) (TM). Linux
has some problems on sun4c machines due to the MMU architecture. Linux
works on sun4c, but is slow.
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