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Re: Sparc32 Love?

 On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 10:56 AM, BERTRAND Joël
<joel.bertrand@systella.fr> wrote:
> Knut Petter Ølberg a écrit :
>> Really a pitty, as I would really like to continue to run a updated
>> debian ldom on my T5140 (sorry about offtopic with regards to sparc32).
>> I guess the problem here wasn't really access to hardware but lack of
>> manpower to do the porting?
>         Don't forget that Sun^WOracle does not provide all required
> informations (and errata due to silicon bugs) to have a stable kernel. On
> sun4v, only Solaris and maybe OpenBSD run fine. Some efforts are done in
> NetBSD to support sun4v, but kernel is not ready. Sparc32, UI and U2 specs
> are public but for UIII, only UIII+/Cu and errata are public (not UIII
> specs). I never seen any UIV doc. For sun4v, I don't have all required docs
> to try to fix actual issues.

I thought sun4v is pretty good covered in the OpenSPARC documentation
(UA2005-current-draft-HP-EXT.pdf and UA2005-current-draft-P-EXT.pdf).
What is missing?

Artyom Tarasenko

SPARC and PPC PReP under qemu blog: http://tyom.blogspot.com/search/label/qemu

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