[rescue] rescuing an ailing U10

Andrew Gaylard ag at computer.org
Sun Sep 30 15:18:01 CDT 2007

On 9/30/07, Jonathan C. Patschke <jp at celestrion.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Sep 2007, Andrew Gaylard wrote:
> > Me too.  It's one of the best things about Sun hardware.  I've never
> > seen one of the x86-based Suns; can anyone tell me if they have
> > OpenBoot firmware, or the standard PC rubbish?
> They've standardizes on PC BIOS crap.

Has Sun lost the plot?  What were they thinking?

Err, outside of the http part, you can.  You can specify specific local
> and remote IP addresses as arguments to 'boot net'.  The syntax differs
> between OBP v3 and OBP v4, and it's only available in the late releases
> of v3, -and- the syntax isn't widely documented, but, given an hour or
> so and a search engine, you can dig it up.

This stuff?

Late releases of v3?  How late?


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