[rescue] installing bigger HD in Sun SparcEngine AXe
Patrick Giagnocavo 717-201-3366
patrick at zill.net
Sat Jun 25 15:42:00 CDT 2005
On Sat, 2005-06-25 at 16:38, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 25, 2005 at 11:52:01AM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo 717-201-3366 wrote:
> > Whether someone will take the SATA driver for x86 and compile it for SPARC,
> > then use the cheap PCI cards that use the same chipset, is an open
> > question ... it will probably happen now that we have OpenSolaris.
> The IDE drivers for x86 are still encumbered, they only ship in binary form
> so far.
I assume that the SATA and IDE drivers are similar enough that they are in the same binary... eventually I suppose either Sun will un-encumber them or someone else will port a driver from BSD or Linux ... Imagine 2x300GB drives in an Ultra 5, would make a nice backup machine.
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