[rescue] BIOS update for Sun Fire v40z?

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Aug 17 18:49:07 CDT 2010

On 08/17/10 18:53, Ellie Fant wrote:
> The other slightly
> annoying problem is that 
> Oracle seems to want me to buy a premium support
> license in order to download 
> the BIOS but thats not really an option. I have
> seen from here that a few other 
> people have mentioned this problem with
> Oracle deciding to charge for the BIOS 
> that Sun used to give away for free.
> Does anybody know where I can get hold of 
> the latest BIOS without having to
> pay lots of money for a support contract I 
> don't want/need?

Sorry, but under SCOracle, if you want any Solaris OS patches or any Sun
hardware-related downloads and you don't have a support contract, you're
pretty much screwed.

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