[rescue] SS 10 question and Ultra 10 question
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Jul 30 13:34:25 CDT 2009
On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 02:21:49PM -0400, Earl Baugh wrote:
> 3) On the Ultra 10, if I put in a drive larger than 128G, will it "work" at
> all? (i.e. yes, but only use 128G?)
> The CF solution I already utilize for my firewall (it's worked great for
> many years now...) so that's an idea for the boot.
> What's the minimum size for a CF drive that would fit basic Solaris Install?
I think in theory you could do it with 4 gigs, but I'd much rather 8
> 6) Any suggestions on SAS, SCSI, or even better IDE controller that would
> work in the Ultra10?
> I'm looking for cheap, and easy to add a large disk. SCSI I'd think would
> be the most expensive here..
> USB I guess is an option (though I'd need pointers for the "right" USB
Appropriate LSI SCSI cards used to be cheap when I last looked for and
bought one. I may even have one to spare if you are interested. This
is actually your cheapest option.
Here is a reasonable card on ebay for $25.
Add to that a 18 or 36 gig SCSI disk for about the same amount of money,
and you will be reasonably set for a well outfitted play machine.
> 7) Also, any pointers of Creator, etc Video card would be appreciated.
My two suggestions are to:
A) post a message with a subject of Wanted: Creator for U10.
B) look on ebay.
Must it be a creator, or would a PCI card work for you? Expert and
Elite cards are pretty cheap, as are XVR-100s. Any which way, I don't
have any that I am currently willing to part with.
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