[rescue] Sun X2200 M2 firmware

Peter Stokes peter at ashlyn.co.uk
Thu Oct 24 21:20:24 CDT 2019

Hi Hauke

I am away until next weekend, but can get it uploaded for you to download
after that if no one else comes up with it.

Let me know

All the best and hope you are keeping well


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> On 24 Oct 2019, at 22:51, Hauke Fath <hauke at espresso.rhein-neckar.de>
> o;?Hi all,
> would anybody on the list have the latest (LOM and BIOS) firmware CD around
> for the Sun Fire X2200 M2?
> My workplace (university research group) just was given one of those from a
> rather unlikely side - a student group had bought it on a grant 10 years
> ago, and we had hosted it. The original admins graduated and went away, the
> group "forgot" that they had hardware somewhere (probably not even giving a
> thought to "what" served their web pages - electrical engineers...). In the
> end, the LAMP installation got cracked, and I had to send a stern reminder
> on how being a guest came with obligations. They moved the installed
> software to a VM, and found it easier to just donate the Sun than find out
> where it lodged, and pick it up. Nice machine, too.
> Of course, as a uni institute, we would not even dream of getting the
> support contract that Oracle appears to expect us to sign in exchange for a
> bios update for a 12 yo machine...
> The X2200 fails to boot NetBSD with an ACPI error, and I figured the latest
> bios might hellp here.
> Any pointers will be much appreciated... I could make space for an upload,
> if needed.
> Cheerio,
> hauke
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