[rescue] Help with SunFire V240 Server

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Apr 11 11:14:07 CDT 2013

On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 10:18:19AM -0400, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> Cool - thanks!
> I'm currently downloading the SunFreeWare Companion CD image (
> http://sunfreeware.com/companioncd.html ) - I'll look into opencsw later.
> I am curious about adding a framebuffer - are there any compatible with the
> V240? The Sun Just The Facts document (see below) leads me to believe that
> there are a few that are compatible:
> X3685A XVR-500 Graphics Accelerator
> X3769A XVR-100 Graphics Accelerator
> X3768A PGX 64 8/24-bit Color Graphics PCI Adapter
> (From Just The Facts, P. 17)

Anything that fits should be compatible.  I'd go for XVR-100 over the
other 2 since it is way nicer than PGX, and more compatible with
different OS choices than XVR-500, but OTOH, under Solaris 10 XVR-500 is
probably faster.

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