[rescue] PGX32 in an Ultra 45?
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Fri May 15 14:03:57 CDT 2009
On Fri, 15 May 2009, Jonathan Sturges wrote:
> I have an Ultra 45 who's graphics card was scavenged, but now needs
> graphics again, so I'm digging around in the parts bin. Any reason why
> a PGX32 video card wouldn't work in an Ultra 45 running Solaris 10?
To my knowledge, that's unsupported, but it ought to work just fine.
> The PGX32 driver packages are installed, I noticed. I guess my concern
> was that there might be some incompatibility with OBP that would prevent
> the PGX32 from working until the OS had booted. Anyone tried this with
You won't break anything by trying. OBP doesn't really have much in the
way of device-specific graphics support; it treats everything like a slow
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