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Questions tagged [sparc]

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

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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....