[rescue] Help with SunFire V240 Server
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Sat Apr 6 15:02:54 CDT 2013
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On 6 Apr 2013, at 10:56, "Lionel Peterson" <lionel4287 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Since I won't get a chance to work on the server again for a few days, I
> decided to simply buy the proper Sun DVD drive for this specific server off
> eBay for a penny less than $20, shipped, with a 14 day DOA guarantee.
> I could run around cannibalizing my various machines until I find one that
> works, or set up a Solaris x86 VM to netboot, but for $20 I decided it
> be nice to have an actual drive.
> I downloaded Solaris 10 from Oracle, as well as Ubuntu 10.4 and SXCE (or
> whatever it is called) and burned DVDs. I think I'd prefer Solaris 10, are
> there any barriers to running it on this hardware, either security-wise
> (license key needed) or license-wise (supposed to have a license, but it is
> effectively an honor system)?
> I was most likely wrong about the drives being SAS, I just assumed and
> As a side question, what are people using to get a graphical Solaris
> on a windows client? On a Mac?
You could setup XDM and use Xephyr. I've had some success with that.
> On Apr 6, 2013, at 4:39 AM, Meelis Roos <mroos at linux.ee> wrote:
>> In my experience, laptop DVD drives that worked in some x86 server did
>> not work in V240. The only thing that worked was a DVD writer driver. A
>> friend had the same experience.
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