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 From:  Josh McCormack <joshmccormack at travelersdiary dot com>
 To:  Falcor <falcor at netassassin dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Anyone get m0n0wall to run on a SUN Sparc 5?
 Date:  Fri, 14 May 2004 19:22:22 -0400
Don't chuck it! You could load OpenBSD on it or something. Sounds like fun.

Josh

Falcor wrote:
> yea, I will just get another soekris.  I was just hoping some one else 
> out there was the masochist and had a distro already built.  hehehe
> 
> Hilton Travis wrote:
> 
>> Hi Falcor,
>>
>> On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 10:48, Falcor wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> I  have an extra SPARC 5 with a quad network interface that I would 
>>> like to use as a firewall.  Anyone get m0n0wall to run on a SPARC?
>>>   
>>
>>
>> If you enjoy the life of a masochist, then this should be no problem for
>> you.  A complete recompile of all source code is required as m0n0wall is
>> compiled for the i386 platform, not the Sparc platform.
>>
>> I'd say there'd be a couple of days to achieve this, then a lot of time
>> trying to work out why certain bits no longer work.  Then maybe a week
>> or two sorting out the remaining issues.  Once this has been done, then
>> you will need to go through much of this - but mainly the recompiling -
>> every time Manuel releases a new version.
>>
>> Personally, I'd toss the Sparc, buy an Intel 4-port NIC, and use that.
>>
>>  
>>
> 
>