I'm installing Solaris 8 on a Ultra-2 machine. Right after booting
from CDROM I got a message that 'firmware does not support
64-bit OS' and that I need to upgrade to at least 'OBP 3.11.2
I've searched Sun WWW for 'firmware & upgrade' but it responded with
2415 matches, mostly PDFs, with no practical chance to find
Three simple questions:
- does Ultra-2 hardware (CPU etc) really support 64-bit so it is
worth trying to install 64-bit version of OS?
- if 'yes', how can one upgrade the firmware?
- can one install OS first and upgrade firmware afterwards and
still be able to boot 64-bit?
any help will be appreciated,
Warsaw University Observatory, Warszawa, POLAND