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Date:      Mon, 30 Dec 2002 13:01:21 +0100 (MET)
From:      Paul Everlund <tdv94ped@cs.umu.se>
To:        Miguel Mendez <flynn@energyhq.homeip.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: SunOS & SPARC
Message-ID:  <Pine.GSO.4.44.0212301257450.15975-100000@kvist.cs.umu.se>
In-Reply-To: <20021230124715.28dee227.flynn@energyhq.homeip.net>

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On Mon, 30 Dec 2002, Miguel Mendez wrote:

Thanks for your reply.

> On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 12:40:58 +0100 (MET)
> Paul Everlund <tdv94ped@cs.umu.se> wrote:
>
> > Hi!
> >
> > Is it possible to run SunOS-binaries compiled on a SPARC on i386
> > FreeBSD? Are there some kind of emulation program for this?
>
> No, the "COMPAT_SUNOS" kernel option deals only with syscall (ABI)
> compat. I'm not aware of any sparc emulation package. Your best bet
> would be (if possible) to ssh/telnet/whathaveyou into a sparc box and
> run the software there. Which program are you intending to run? Maybe
> there's some opensource equivalent in the FreeBSD ports.

I have a SPARC box, but thought of running proprietary SunOS-SPARC-
binaries on a much better FreeBSD box (better because it's easier to
maintain, upgrade packages and so on, on FreeBSD than SunOS). Guess
I'll have to stick with the SPARC.

Best regards,
Paul

> Cheers,
> --
>         Miguel Mendez - flynn@energyhq.homeip.net
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>         Of course it runs NetBSD!


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