Sunday, May 13, 2012

Networking in Linux/sparc64 under qemu...

... is also possible. The bulit-in ne2k-pci network card doesn't work, but hey there is an even faster virtio-net alternative. At the OpenBIOS "ok" prompt, before the "boot" command in the previous post, type

cd /pci@1fe,0/pci1af4,1000
0 encode-int " interrupts" property

Will send this patch upstream as soon as we clear whether "0" is allowed for the "interrupts" property.


lblum said...

Hi, I'm trying hard to get an sparc32 up and running with solaris <=2.6, and I'm having trouble with adding a second NIC.

Is there a way to do it?

Thankz a lot!!!!

atar said...

What is the command line you are using? And what is the qemu version?