Vol 118 Issue 2 2007-12-10 Article 19123 from section "OpenSolaris"

Redesign of Solaris SPARC Bootstrap Process Underway

The new-boot SPARC putback has been announced, bringing dboot,
ramdisk-based booting and the ramdisk miniroot to SPARC. According to
Tim Foster, the importance in this development is that it "paves the
way for ZFS Boot on SPARC!"

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