[rescue] Wireless on an Ultra 10

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Jul 8 10:20:10 CDT 2003

One "driverless" way would be two base stations in point to point bridging
mode making a wireless ethernet cable... although this is expensive....

check out:


I do not believe there are any free drivers out there for wireless on

Best of luck,

  -- Curt
>From: "Michael A. Turner" <mturner at whro.org>
>To: "'The Rescue List'" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2003 11:06:54 -0400 
>Subject: [rescue] Wireless on an Ultra 10
>	So I am sitting in my living room last night mucking with my Ultra
>10 finally. I have the SunPCI card installed and solaris 9 on the machine.
>Poking a bit I decide that I need to go check suns site for the drivers for
>the sunPCI card as I did not see it anywhere, if nothing else I needed to go
>read some docs. 
>	To do this I decide that my nifty 10 needs to be on the net. Now not
>wanting to string a network cable across half the first floor I think to
>myself, hey I got a wireless network in the other room. Let's hook up
>through that.
>	Then it hit me. I have no friggin idea how you make an Ultra 10 use
>a wireless lan. Is it possible? I see that it has a USB port, is there one
>of those USB wireless adapters that would work? does sun make a Wireless
>card? Can I plug something together? I am mystified by this. Is it possible
>for sun gear to do wireless?
>Michael A. Turner
>Systems Engineer WHRO
>michael.turner at whro.org
>rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue

Curtis Wilbar
Hawk Mountain Networks
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