[rescue] OS - solaris express type - for an U60

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Nov 22 14:47:50 CST 2006

Wed, 22 Nov 2006 @ 10:12 +0100, Jochen Kunz said:

> On Tue, 21 Nov 2006 15:43:11 +0200
> Jonathan Groll <lists at groll.co.za> wrote:
> > Anyone have any strong feelings over whether to install solaris
> > express or SE community edition on an ultra 60? Or netbsd, of course.
> It seems U60 are growing on trees down in .za? ;-)
> (There was an other person from .za on the NetBSD/sparc64 mailing list
> with a similar question.)
> > If it helps any, this is the hardware that I intend to install onto:
> > A recently rescued U60 with single (or dual if OS supports it) creator
> > 3D's, single ultra-sparc II 360MhZ processor.
> If you want dual head you have to try NetBSD-current. Read it on the
> NetBSD/sparc64 mailing list:
> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-sparc64/2006/11/21/0000.html
> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-sparc64/2006/11/21/0001.html
> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-sparc64/2006/11/21/0002.html
> You can get -current here:
> ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD
> I use NetBSD-current from around summer on a U10. It works and is
> stable, even with LFS. Firefox still didn't work, so I instaled kde-base
> to get konqueror as GUI browser.

Does it support Java?

I have to run Java apps for $work at times, and just found out my U2
running FreeBSD can't run them.  

One crappy mess after another... :)

shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- ["The grieving lords take ship.  With these
our very souls pass overseas." -- Exile]

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