Subject: Re: Sun Ultra 5 UltraSPARC systems for $1,995
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 10/06/1999 13:41:15
> No numbers, but it runs solaris okay. Will only take a maximum of 512M of
> memory. 256 color display (probably a limitation of the solaris frame
> buffer device driver for the mach64 chipset display).
On a low-cost box like this, it is more likely to be a limitation on
the amount of frame-buffer RAM provided.
NOTE that according to the Sun Web pages, the Ultra 5s support 24bit
depth at 1152x900; and drop to 8bit at 1280x1024. (No 16bit is probably
a driver restriction. But traditionally, few X11 apps have supported