Linux on SPARC

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Mon Oct 2 17:41:35 MDT 2006


On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 16:54 -0600, Barry Roberts wrote:

> Oh yeah.  DI in Provo used to always have old Mac external SCSI cd
> drives.  That's the most reliable way I've found to boot a Linux
> install CD on a SPARC machine. We have servers and workstations
> without internal optical drives.

Nah.  Net booting sparcs is the only way to go.  Every sparc I've seen
in recent memory boot wonderfully from tftp.  long live the forth
prompt!

> 
> Good luck.
> 
> Barry Roberts
> 
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