> Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 12:36:25 +0200 > From: Klemens Nanni <k...@openbsd.org> > > As Koakuma confirmed on bugs@, their machine exhibited strange behaviour > with such outdated firmware while at least the latest version runs fine > as expected. > > I'd like to mention this in the FAQ. > > Feedack? OK?
Would be nice if we could give a hint about the firmware revisions that are known to work. > Index: sparc64.html > =================================================================== > RCS file: /cvs/www/sparc64.html,v > retrieving revision 1.403 > diff -u -p -r1.403 sparc64.html > --- sparc64.html 19 May 2020 02:02:10 -0000 1.403 > +++ sparc64.html 28 Jun 2020 10:33:46 -0000 > @@ -230,6 +230,11 @@ and SPARC Enterprise T5120/T5220 may req > before OpenBSD can be successfully installed. The SPARC Enterprise > T5120/T5220 needs at least OBP 4.28.0. > > +On machines like the Oracle SPARC T4-2, older firmware versions from > +around 2011 are known to cause kernel panics and crashes in > +<a href="https://man.openbsd.org/sparc64/ldomd.8">ldomd</a>; later > +versions, at least from 2018, are known to work. > + > <h4>Supported devices</h4> > > <ul> > >