On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 03:29:05PM -0500, David Robillard wrote: > >Just finished searching the archives and net and turned up a few > >answers. I also checked the AMD64 release notes for FBSD 6.1. > > > >Is anyone running FreeBSD on a Sun Fire X2100? Any caveats I should know > >about? Looks like it should be a simple install and run. We will be > >using these servers as outbound SMTP servers so they will be running > >just the minimum mail services, smtp-auth, and clamAV. > > Hi DAve, > > I had a Sun Fire X2100 in here a year ago to test it. It installed ok > using FreeBSD/amd64 RELEASE-6.0. My guess is that it should be alright > with 6.1 or the upcoming 6.2. > > Your best bet is to get a Sun rep loan you one of them so that you can > try it out. If they refuse, the sometimes have some in their own > offices which you usually can go to and try it. > > Here are the ifconfig(8) and (rather long) dmesg(8) output from the > Sun Fire X2100 running a GENERIC FreeBSD/amd64 RELEASE-6.0 kernel on > January 8th, 2006. >
David, I also have a few of these machines. They are running FreeBSD 6.2-BETA2 and have been in service since October with no problems. I plan to bring them up to Stable as soon as it's ready. I am only using the bge ethernet adapters. HTH -Mike -- Michael Galvez http://www.people.virginia.edu/~mrg8n Information Technology Specialist University of Virginia Manager Comptroller Systems Support Office: 434-982-2975 USENIX Member This novel is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force. -- Dorothy Parker _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"