[rescue] decisions, decisions
erie at shelbyvilledesign.com
Sun May 1 21:01:51 CDT 2005
Really, I use a bunch of those around the house, now where can I obtain
a copy of solaris (legally)?
Lionel Peterson wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Charles Shannon Hendrix"
> <shannon at widomaker.com>
> To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Sent: Sunday, May 01, 2005 2:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [rescue] decisions, decisions
>> Wed, 27 Apr 2005 @ 17:39 -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo said:
>>> To be fair to Solaris 10, there is no system, so far, that I have
>>> found it refuse to boot on. Including the cheapie Athlon mobo I have.
>> For me, three tries, three failures.
>> I *HATE* the Solaris x86 installer.
> Data Point:
> I have some nice little Compaq Deskpro EN Small Form Factor machines -
> Solaris 10 installs fine on them, supporting all hardware natively
> *except* sound :^( Haven't tried any 3rd-party drivers) - Linux won't
> install on them!?!?!
> It seems, at a minimum, to be a video driver/framebuffer-type issue,
> the install of Fedora Core 3 was fine when the install started, but as
> it progressed, the screen ceased to be updated, but by moving the
> mouse around on the screen, I was able to "find" things to click to
> keep the install moving forward. Once install was completed, it
> rebooted to "door stop" mode.
> I'm going to install Solaris 10 on the machine and cal it a day - I
> was shocked that Fedora wouldn't install successfully...
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