[rescue] SS 10 question and Ultra 10 question

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Jul 30 08:59:54 CDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 07:43:35AM -0400, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> The limitation is on the on-board controller, once you use another 
> controller you avoid that limitation. You could go SCSI with a 300 Gig 
> drive, but the cost would be prohibitive, IMHO. You can't boot off a SATA 
> controller, the OPENBOOT can't boot from it.

If he plans to stick with Solaris, I don't believe there is any SATA
card he can use in the computer that will work.

This is one of my major peeves with Solaris.  Why can't they make the
SATA drivers from the AMD64 version work on SPARC?  Why hasn't some 
hacker done this?

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