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|Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2013 11:05 am Post subject:
You must use the SILO boot loader on a SPARC system. Big chunks of grub and other boot loaders are written in x86 assembly code, which will neither build nor execute on a SPARC CPU.
Other SPARC based liveCDs are certainly good starting points for a Gentoo SPARC install.
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