[rescue] A little help and observations.

Mauricio Tavares raubvogel at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 09:37:58 CST 2015

On Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 10:08 AM, hike <mh1272 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Over a decade ago, I used a Wireless Game adapter to connect an Ultra 1 or
> 2 to my wireless home network.  It worked well -- lan cable to wireless
> adapter which connected to the wireless network.
> A USB wireless adapter would probably do the same today and an adapter with
> the preferred chip could be purchased.  Concerning the differing speeds and
> standards (a, b, g, n, ac), I have found that some N and AC wifi routers
> really try to ignore B laptops and really don't like B laptops.  With a
> USB, the speed and the standard of the wireless network can be matched.
> As for mirroring, we always used DiskSuite successfully.
> On Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 12:34 AM, Robert Toegel <rjtoegel at gmail.com> wrote:
>>     Since I've retired, I started getting back into my Solaris stuff that
>> I've ignore for a while.  Anyway, for fun, I put Solaris 10 on an old IBM
>> R52 laptop.  Got it working but I'm having a small problem.  I'd like to
>> use the wifi on the laptop and I know that Solaris seems to only like the
>> Atheos chipset which it doesn't have.  Can somebody point me in the
>> direction of a possible source of software (hardware even) that might
>> work.  The USB also acts a little inconsistent too but one problem at a
>> time.
      Chances are the laptop has the wifi card in a minipci slot. If
that is the case, I personally would go on ebay and look for another
one. I might have one but need to find in which box it might be hiding

>>      I'm also upgrading the drives on my Ultra80 to larger size and want to
>> have one mirror the other.  I know there was a discussion of this a month
>> or son ago, so I can probable fine that in the archives (I hope), just have
>> to remember the date better. :)
>>      For jokes I tried to fire up an old SGI O2+ but no go.  The supply was
>> dead.  I had another one with broken plastic exterior.  I swapped supplies
>> and all is OK. That and the drive frames on the 80, this hardware is so
>> much easier to mess with than "other" machines.  Couple of minutes and it's
>> done.  I've forgotten how easy it was.
>>      I appreciate any pointers for the right direction.  I'm beginning to
>> think I've forgotten more Solaris than I actually knew.
>> Bob
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