[rescue] OBP Question

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon Aug 3 10:47:36 CDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 03, 2009 at 11:33:24AM -0400, alex at lava-net.com wrote:
> Hi,
> I read some documentation somewhere (I can no longer find it 
> unfortunately) that said that Opensolaris 2009.06 (the first version 
> to support Sparc) required at least OBP 4.1.18, which would have 
> prevented me from running it on my Ultra 10 thus the search for a 
> newer Sun system.

I would be surprised since I don't have OBP >4 for on most of my SPARC
systems, and Solaris Express tends to be a bit more cutting edge than

Well, color me surprised since OpenSolaris does indeed require 4.17,
even though Solaris Express doesn't.  Specifically they require the
wanboot functionality.  It is possible to work around, but it requires a
few steps:

4.18 is not availble for the SB150, but 4.17 is, which looks to be good

Personally, I'd stick with Solaris Express in light of this news.

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