[rescue] SunFDDI

Dan Sikorski me at dansikorski.com
Mon Jan 19 18:58:44 CST 2004

Joshua Boyd wrote:

>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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    -Dan Sikorski

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