[rescue] What Linux can run on Sun Fire V890 (UltraSparc IV+) server

Michael-John Turner mj at mjturner.net
Wed Nov 25 04:59:32 CST 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 12:31:42PM +0200, blue wrote:
> So far I've tried Aurora Linux (ported version of Redhat), Debian (2, 3, 4,
> 5), FreeBSD 7.2, openBSD 4.6, Ubuntu (6.06, 8.10, 9.10) and Gentoo... all of
> them fail for some or other reason. The closest I've gotten to a working
> installation so far has been openBSD; it's setup ran without error, but the
> new installation kernel panicked on reboot :( .

Might be worthwhile sending some details of your Debian problems to the
debian-sparc mailing list. David S. Miller (the kernel hacker responsible
for SPARC) is fairly active there and perhaps he can help.

 Michael-John Turner
 mj at mjturner.net      <>     http://mjturner.net/

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