[csw-users] Newbie with SS10/Sol9 having problems.

Ihsan Dogan ihsan at dogan.ch
Wed Jun 1 23:30:55 CEST 2005

On Wednesday, 01 Jun 2005 23:25 +0200, Thomas Amm wrote:

> > I have been trying to use the blastwave software but I have a lot of  
> > problems. I have managed to install Solaris 9 on a SparcStation 10  
> > with Twin Ross HyperSparc CPUs from a set of CDs I downloaded last  
> > year. I seem to have a lot of problems. Most of the small programs  
> > are fine, but I've been unable to get mozilla or gnome or kde to  
> > install.
> > 
> > Should I just toss this thing? ( I would have killed for one like it  
> > a decade (maybe a bit more than a decade) ago).
> sun4m are no longer supported by Solaris, but you can still have fun
> with it, running Linux or some BSD. I am running Debian-Sparc on a
> Classic, it works quite good. It also ran well under OpenBSD.

This is true, but the first Solaris 9 releases are shipped with
sun4m support.
There is still Solaris 8 which has full support for sun4m.


Swiss Unix User Group: http://www.suug.ch/
Software Packages for Solaris: http://www.blastwave.org/

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