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SPARC (from Scalable PRocessor ARChitecture) is a RISC CPU architecture developed by Sun Microsystems (now Oracle).

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How to [cross-]compile Linux kernel with no vDSO support?

I am compiling the Linux kernel for SPARC64 [with LLVM] and I'd like to not compile the vDSO code. I removed all the vDSO-related arguments in arch/sparc/Makefile, arch/sparc/Kbuild and arch/sparc/...
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How do you use fluxbox in OpenBSD

I recently installed OpenBSD on my sparc64 workstation and I wanted to use fluxbox for my desktop environment. When I install it and try to start it it gives a error saying "couldn't connect to ...
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Can't Install firefox in OpenBSD/sparc64

I just installed OpenBSD on a sparc64 based pc but when I try to do pkg_add -v firefox it says can't find firefox. I also tried installing nano, which installed fine, so why can't it find firefox.
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Qemu SPARC boot panic on Solaris

I want to boot Solaris8 SPARC version by Qemu. $ qemu-system-sparc64 -boot d -cdrom SOL_8_204_SPARC.iso -net nic -net user -m 2048 But it shows this error: OpenBIOS for Sparc64 Configuration device ...
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Edit VTOC label in Linux as guest LDom in Solaris after resizing vdisk zvol

I've got a Solaris 10 system on SPARC hosting multiple Linux guest LDoms which were installed on ZFS zvols. After resizing the zvol though, the Linux doesn't "detect" that disk resized, and from what ...
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build missing Debian package dependency from source?

I'm currently trying to install PCP on Debian with sparc64. Unfortunately it requires the package libreadline6 (>= 6.0) which doesn't have an apt package for sparc64. libreadline7 does and is ...
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Replace application from computer with cpu SPARC 64b to computer with cpu Intel 64b [closed]

I have application compiled on server with Solaris 8 and CPU UltraSPARC-III+ x64b and need replace it (due to server end of life) to another new machine with CPU INTEL 64b , its may be same OS or ...
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How to externally copy an old UFS hard drive?

Here at work our machines are required to run off of old Sun Sparc5's (1995) all running a UFS architecture on the hard drives due to a Solaris 5.3ish base. The way they are configured it is not ...
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How to prevent network autodetection in debian-install?

I'm trying to use the Debian install media rescue mode on a Sun Ultra 10 so that I can use the shell to investigate an old SCSI disk I have. It seems that the last version of Debian where a SPARC ...
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Upgrading Solaris zone to solaris 11 [closed]

We have solaris zones running in Sparc T5 server Currently a solaris zone run Solaris 10 OS version. $uname -a SunOS zone01 5.10 Generic_150400-30 sun4v sparc sun4v Going further, we would like ...
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How to NOT load Solaris SPARC drivers at boot

Trying to get a driver (one of ours) working on Solaris 10 / 11 (this box happens to be Sol 10), with dev studio 12.3. It seems to be built, however, it crashes when loading, thanks to a NULL pointer ...
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Solaris 7 DHCP Client

I am running Solaris 7 on qemu-sparc with lance ethernet card. In case with Linux starting dhcpcd is enough to get the Internet access. OK, I created /etc/dhcp.le0, network interface is up, but "ping ...
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When mirroring a whole root zone rpool, do you have to install a boot block?

I am mirroring a zfs rpool for a whole root zone to move from one storage array to another. I have mirrored the disk, but do I need to install a boot block on the new disk?
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Switching language from French to English in Solaris 8 [duplicate]

I have Solaris 8 OS installed in French. I have a computer with Solaris 8 OS and French language installed. This computer isn't in my office; to access it I use Exceed. I have to switch the installed ...
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PHP 7.1.2 cannot Gmake : Zend Error

I use Solaris 11.3 Sparc 64 bit, Mysql Enterprise Advance 5.7.1, Apache 2.4.25 and PHP 7.1.2 I configure PHP with following parameter. export CC="gcc -m64" export CFLAGS="-std=gnu99" ./configure --...
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Sun UltraSparc IIIi Solaris 5.10 emulation

I have an old Sun Blade 1500, with a Ultrasparc IIIi 1.5 GHz, 2GB ECC RAM. SunOS 5.10, ufs filesystem. The hardware (MB, HDD and video card) is failing on me and I'm searching for a way to emulate it ...
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Running a Solaris binary on SPARC without SPARC hardware

I have a historical binary ObjectGeode which is only able to work on SUN SPARC machine with Solaris OS (doesn't matter which Solaris version). My questions are: How can I run the program without ...
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Break key for solaris sparc with serial terminal

On Solaris I use stop+a to enter prom If terminal is serial console without stop key,what is the break key? I try stty -a but no break key found. CTRL+C of course doesn't work because only ...
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Is there disk-level caching in Solaris 11?

I have an iSCSI disk at /dev/rdsk/c5t6d0 I have made a partition (slice with UEFI label) at: /dev/rdsk/c5t6d0s0 Now I write some data to the slice: echo "...
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Debian 7.9 gnome or kde don't work on sparc server

I have a Sparc server with Debian 7.9 I tried to install gnome or KDE with these commands but it doesn't work: root@LABS://# apt-get install gnome Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Booting Solaris 10 or 11 for Sparc in qemu-system-sparc64

I'm trying to boot Solaris 10 or Solaris 11 for SPARC using qemu-system-sparc64 but keep running into problems early on. I'm using the DVD images sol-10-u11-ga-sparc-dvd.iso and sol-11_2-text-sparc....
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