On Wed, 8 Nov 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> A question was posed to me the other day and I couldn't pin down a
> specific answer...
> the question was "what is the difference between the typical install
> CD and the CD with a notice stating 'For Sun computer systems with CPU
> speeds greater than 419MHz'" - I was thinking it was kernel mods or
> patches that handle the different timings of the faster CPUs but I
> don't have specific data that says this.
The specific answer became...
2.6 5/98 and 2.5.1 11/97 need a kernel patch to support cpu speeds above
The Operating Environment Installation CD does this for you. Solaris 7
and above support the faster CPU speeds without specific patches.
Thanks to all who replied!
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