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Re: Advantages of 64-bit vs 32-bit on old hardware

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 10:28:27PM +0100, Chris Ross wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 10:57 -0700, Erik Fair wrote:
> > Where did you find the firmware upgrade bits to be able to boot from
> > your Symbios 53c875 PCI cards? Those changes were added to a later
> > rev of the U10 firmware (alas, not the one I have), but Sun seems not
> > to make that stuff readily available any more.
>   Sun just makes it hard to find.  If you find out the patch number
> (which I did in this case by googling around a bit), you can download it
> from sunsolve.sun.com.
>  [....]
Hm, not so hard to find if you visit the Sun Systems Handbook first when
looking for information on (old) suns... Try:


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