[SunHELP] marTux - OpenSolaris distro for UltraSPARC-I based systems
adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Mon Dec 28 22:43:03 CST 2009
" From: Sevan / Venture37 <venture37 at gmail.com>
" On 28/12/2009 18:51, Sandwich Maker wrote:
" > " From: "Sevan / Venture37" <venture37 at gmail.com>
" > "
" > " Hi guys
" > " I saw this distro mentioned in the OpenSolaris bible this morning,
" > " anyone had a chance to run it on a ultra 1 yet?
" > " http://martux.org/
" > followup - martux appears to be stalled at 0.2 released in '06, which
" > doesn't support elite/creator fb like my u1e has.
" stalled at .04 released in '08 ;)
" check /SPARC_distro_incl_Xorg7.2/cdrom__NoGnome_NoJDS_with_icewm/
that's a relief! but they certainly buried it... and --
Any sun4u or sun4v box (except those based on UltraSPARC-I at this
UltraSPARC-I support may be revived in an upcoming release.
supposedly the u1e is enough like the u2 to boot a u2 kernel, so if
you just play footsie with the boot links so that the installer thinks
your machine -is- a u2, you can install regular s10. like apple with
osx, the installer blocks platforms it actually can run on...
Andrew Hay the genius nature
internet rambler is to see what all have seen
adh at an.bradford.ma.us and think what none thought
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