On 05/27/09 22:00, Josh Berkus wrote:
>> I have a Sun blade 1000 that's just collecting dust now days. I was
>> wondering if there were any pg-hackers that could find use for it.
>> Its dual UltraSPARC III 750 (I think) and has two 36? gig fiber channel
>> scsi disks.
>> It weighs a ton.
>> I'd be happy to donate it to a good cause.
> Feh, as much as we need more servers, we're really limited in our
> ability to accept stuff which is large & high power consumption.
> Now, if we had a DSL line we could hook it to, I could see using it
> for the buildfarm; it would be interesting old HW / old Solaris for us.
Actually I think you can use cutting edge OpenSolaris 2009.06 release
(which will happen in less than a week) for SPARC on that hardware. I
haven't tried it out on Sun Blade 1000/2000 yet but in theory you can.
Refer to the following thread
Though you will need an Automated Installer setup to install OpenSolaris
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