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Re: Can't boot SS2 from CD with 8.0, 8.1, 8.99

Julian Coleman writes:
> > Maybe the SS2 SBus is too old.  The documentation does say:
> >
> >   The SunFastEthernet Adapter card is supported on most SBus based
> >   Sun-4c, Sun-4m, and Sun-4d system architectures that run under the
> >   Solaris® environment or other compatible operating systems.
> >
> >   To utilize the SunFastEthernet Adapter card, the system also needs to
> >   contain OpenBootTM PROM (OBP) level 2.3 or later.
> >
> > So you *should* be OK.
> Is that for the SunFastEthernet card [1] or the SunSwift (HME) card [2]?
> I've not tried a 100M ethernet card in my SS2, so I don't know if either
> work.

The doc snippet was for the SunFastEthernet card.  I don't think that
Chris has a Swift card because he only mentioned the hme interface.

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