On December 10, 2004, 126.96.36.199 wrote: Kernel series 2.6 currently not supported but it is possible to successfully install 1.0 - read about it here http://junkcomputers.blogspot.com/2004/11/installing-linux-on-sun-sparcstation.html
The 2.6 kernel seems to run just fine on the SS20 with SuperSPARC?s, but only in uniprocessor mode. If you want/need SMP or have HyperSPARC?s, stick to 1.0. Otherwise there's no known reason to avoid 1.92.
|1.0, 1.92||85MHz SuperSPARC?-II, Sun TGX video, 64MB RAM||Works fine SMP on 1.0 (until my second CPU died), and UP on 1.91/1.92. Headless via serial.||Jima|
|1.0||2 x 150MHz HyperSPARC?, Sun cg14? video, 192MB RAM||Boots SMP everytime, and video works. Adding extra RAM (highmem) reduces the odds of a successful SMP boot.||Bob|
|1.92||150MHz HyperSPARC?, Sun cg14? video, 192MB RAM||esp DMA errors, and crashes with cg14 framebuffer||Bob|