Linked by Tony Bourke on Wed 21st Jan 2004 02:41 UTC
Oracle and SUN A few weeks ago, I stubbed my toe on my old Sun Ultra 5 as it sat there lifeless and unused in my apartment. Once my primary desktop, the envy of my geek friends, and a way to woo the ladies, its glory days have long since passed. As much as I would like to let it live out its days looking sexy and taking up space, I live on the island of Manhattan, where space is a premium. Since I can't charge it rent, I decided I'd better use it or lose it. But what to use it for? What operating system would I run on it? Solaris? What about Linux? FreeBSD? NetBSD? OpenBSD? They all run on the SPARC platform, so I thought why not do a quick review.
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And USB works great and...
by Michaell on Wed 21st Jan 2004 18:11 UTC


Just like to add that standard USB 1.1 and 2.0 PCI cards work great if using Solaris 8 with a patch from sunsolve,USB 2.0 cards works on Solaris 9 if the DDK 0.9 is installed otherwise sticmk with USB 1.1 cards until next Solaris 9 in 2 months time.

ATI radeon 7000 MAC edition should work on Solaris 9 and late 8 fully patched since it is the same board as SUN resells.