Re: Sun Blade 1000
On Wed, 2018-05-16 at 18:42 -0400, Rick Leir wrote:
> Hi Tom
> Does it have the FibreChannel disk controller? That is what my
> sunblade 2000 has ( manufactured in 2002).
Yes, the disks are FibreChannel. Is there a known fix? I won't get a
chance to try this for a day or two, but will, and will report the
> My experience with that ( two years ago) is that the driver has a bug
> preventing installation. I discussed this a few years ago.
> At the time, I was able to install OpenBsd, but that's not what I
> Good luck
> On May 16, 2018 1:09:06 PM EDT, Thomas D Dial <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I have a pet Sun Blade 1000, presently running Solaris 10, for
> > which
> > Oracle appears to offer no reasonable non-commercial support.
> > FreeBSD
> > support also appears somewhat moribund, and I would like to try the
> > Debian port, which appears to be quite active and making progress
> > toward first class status.
> > The current ports page does not indicate specific support for the
> > Blade
> > 1000. Is this likely to work on this fairly old, but very well
> > built
> > and still serviceable equipment?
> > Are there known issues of which I ought to be aware before
> > attempting
> > installation?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Tom Dial