[rescue] SunFDDI

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sun Jan 18 18:47:39 CST 2004

Err, I'm trying to get my sbus FDDI cards working. One on Solaris 8, and
one on Solaris 9.  Now, according to my SunFDDI User's Guide, the names
of the two packages I need to make this work are SUNWnft and SUNWnfr.
According to some of the Hardware Platform Notes for Solaris 8, and
Solaris 9, the drivers are with the OS, and I should use those instead
of the ones supplied on my SunFDDI CD.  

Now, on my Solaris 8 CDs (I don't have the Solaris 9 CDs handy, as I
left them at work), I can't find those two packages on any of the disk.
But, in googling, and searching through the Solaris 8 and Solaris 9
documents on Sun's web site, I can't find any notice of what the
packages names may have been changed to.

I've recently boot -red both machines, and the cards didn't just come up
(I'm judging that by ifconfig knowing nothing about a nf0 device).  On
the Solaris 8 machine, I installed Solaris before the SunFDDI card, but
on the Solaris 9 machine, I installed the card before doing the OS.

Er, could someone please point my towards the next step here?
OpenFirmware on both machines recognizes the cards.

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