Subject: Re: making old sparcs run fast
To: None <>
From: Michael Wolfson <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 06/01/2001 07:58:45
At 4:11 PM +0200 6/1/01, wrote:

:)when the kernel boots it enumerates all devices.
:)it finds le0 . sbus so-and-so more blah address: <addr1>
:)it finds le1 . sbus so-and-so more blah address: <addr2>
:)now addr1 and addr2 are indentical! i thought that these addresses were
:)the MAC addressess. which i must be unique by definition.
:)so how come they're the same?

:)ps: somebody mentioned something about the SS1 being power hungry.
:)any ideas on this ?

Sure, it draws a lot more power than my SparcBook 3GX, but less than my
hp433s.  It's all relative.

  -- MW