[rescue] Sunshack and Sun stuff to giveaway
francois.dion at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 14:19:34 CDT 2007
On 10/29/07, Phil Brutsche <phil at tux.obix.com> wrote:
> der Mouse wrote:
> >> There are also hardware bugs in the older CPUs. For example, the Sun
> >> I sent to you has a CPU bug that will bring the machine down hard
> >> from userland with a 1 instruction assembly program.
> > !! Where can I find out more?
> Indeed, it only affected UltraSPARC1 processors in Ultra 1s and Ultra
> 2s, and is only a problem when:
> * the CPU is <= 200MHz
> * the OS is running 64-bit mode
> It's one of the reasons Solaris 10 won't run on machines equipped with
> US-1 CPUs.
BTW, slightly related subject, if you want solaris 10+ functionality
under older sparc boxes, Martux works with US-1:
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