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authorMarius Strobl <marius@FreeBSD.org>2009-04-25 23:08:59 +0000
committerMarius Strobl <marius@FreeBSD.org>2009-04-25 23:08:59 +0000
commit421bcceeb817de2d88efdff1ba26589e3bec233a (patch)
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parentc1ff6d05f5f15011f338253590083534bc4f09be (diff)
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MFC: r191491, r191492
Sync the sparc64 hardware notes with reality, mainly regarding support of sun4u-machines based on USIII and beyond in 7.2-RELEASE. Approved by: re (blackend)
Notes
Notes: svn path=/releng/7.2/; revision=191502
-rw-r--r--release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/hardware/article.sgml77
1 files changed, 63 insertions, 14 deletions
diff --git a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/hardware/article.sgml b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/hardware/article.sgml
index 8d1286db1c95..431bd1fdb1b0 100644
--- a/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/hardware/article.sgml
+++ b/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/hardware/article.sgml
@@ -326,9 +326,13 @@
<para>SMP is supported on all systems with more than 1 processor.</para>
- <para>In general, &os;/&arch.sparc64; systems must use serial consoles.
- While it is possible to boot or install a system using the
- OpenFirmware console, the console device is not usable.</para>
+ <para>When using the <filename>GENERIC</filename> kernel,
+ &os;/&arch.sparc64; systems not equipped with a framebuffer
+ supported by the &man.creator.4; (&sun; Creator, &sun; Creator3D
+ and &sun; Elite3D) or &man.machfb.4; (&sun; PGX and &sun; PGX64
+ as well as the ATI Mach64 chips found onboard in for example
+ &sun.blade; 100, &sun.blade; 150, &sun.ultra; 5 and &sun.ultra; 10)
+ driver must use the serial console.</para>
<para>If you have a system that is not listed here, it may not have
been tested with &os; &release.current;. We encourage you to
@@ -344,6 +348,9 @@
<listitem>
<para>&sun.blade; 150</para>
</listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.enterprise; 100</para>
+ </listitem>
<listitem>
<para>&sun.enterprise; 220R</para>
</listitem>
@@ -386,6 +393,12 @@
<listitem>
<para>&netra; X1</para>
</listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sparcengine; Ultra AX1105</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sparcengine; Ultra AXe</para>
+ </listitem>
<listitem>
<para>&sparcengine; Ultra AXi</para>
</listitem>
@@ -416,10 +429,16 @@
<listitem>
<para>&sun.ultra; 80</para>
</listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.ultra; 450</para>
+ </listitem>
</itemizedlist>
- <para>The following systems are partially supported by &os;. In particular
- the onboard SCSI controller in sbus systems is not supported.</para>
+ <para>The following systems are partially supported by &os;. In
+ particular the fibre channel controllers in SBus-based systems are not
+ supported. However, it is possible to use these with a SCSI controller
+ supported by the &man.esp.4 driver (&sun; ESP SCSI, &sun; FAS Fast-SCSI
+ and &sun; FAS366 Fast-Wide SCSI controllers).</para>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
@@ -430,16 +449,48 @@
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
- <para>The following systems are not supported by &os;. This may be due
- to lack of processor support (&ultrasparc; III), due to a quirk in the
- system design that makes &os; unstable, or due to lack of support for
- sufficient onboard devices to make &os; generally useful.</para>
+ <para>Starting with 7.2-RELEASE, &arch.sparc64; systems based on
+ &ultrasparc; III and beyond are also supported by &os, which includes
+ the following known working systems:</para>
<itemizedlist>
- <listitem>
- <para>All systems containing &ultrasparc; III processor(s).</para>
- </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.blade; 1000</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.blade; 1500</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.blade; 2000</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.fire; 280R</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.fire; V210</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.fire; V440 (except for the on-board NICs)</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.fire; V880</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&netra; 20/&netra; T4</para>
+ </listitem>
</itemizedlist>
+
+ <para>The following &ultrasparc; IIIi systems are not tested but
+ believed to be also supported by &os:</para>
+
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.fire; V125</para>
+ </listitem>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>&sun.fire; V240</para>
+ </listitem>
+ </itemizedlist>
</sect2>
</sect1>
@@ -1434,8 +1485,6 @@
<para arch="pc98">Power Management Controller of NEC PC-98 Note (pmc
driver)</para>
- <para arch="sparc64">OpenFirmware console (ofwcons driver)</para>
-
</sect2>
</sect1>