Re: Off Topic: Sparc (see -devel for origin)
> On Thu, Apr 15, 1999 at 05:24:23PM -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > yes, Debian 2.1 was released for sparc.
> > release notes are at:
> > http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/sparc/release-notes/index.html
> > also, check out: http://www.debian.org/ports/sparc/
> But that doesn't answer his question, unless you know for *sure* that a
> sun4 VME based architecture is supported. I'll for one don't know this...
But the 600-series are not sun4, they are sun4m and thus supported. Their VME
interface isn't though AFAIK, so any devices sitting on VME will be unsuable.
> > > For lack of a quicker source of information:
> > > I have a sparc server 630MP. It has no video card. I figure I can
> > > install via a terminal on the serial port, But my question is this: Is
> > > this hardware even supported? The only partial answer I can get is on
> > > Redhat's site which says THEY don't support a sun4 VME based arcatecture.
> > > Is this the same with the latest kernel? Anyone want to give me some
> > > pointers?
> > >
> > > Andrew
> B. Warmerdam GNU/Debian Linux
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