[rescue] U5 coming, looking for some advice

hike mh1272 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 07:36:14 CDT 2010

check the oracle site--someone said that hobbyist licenses were the same as
with sun.
check ebay for sun-branded scsi cards--they should be inexpensive now.
the sun fe handbook should still be on the sun/oracle site (sunsolve?) and
will list compatible sun-branded scsi cards.

On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 11:19 PM, John Ruschmeyer <jruschme at gmail.com>wrote:

> I have taken Phil up on his recent offer and, so, have an Ultra 5 being
> shipped to me. This will be my first personal Ultra and the first one I've
> had access to since changing projects back in 2006. Given this, I'd
> appreciate some advice in a couple of areas:
> OS: My first thought is to downloads Solaris 10 and run that, but with the
> Oracle purchase of Sun, does it make sense (or is it even possible) to run
> a
> personal Solaris box? I don't remember; does the license issue get any
> better if I run Sol 9 instead?
> SCSI: I'm thinking about installing a SCSI controller. Any advice on an
> inexpensive one?
> Thanks...
> John
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