[rescue] SunPCi software WAS::::Re: More basement cleaning

Jerry Kemp sun.mail.list47 at oryx.us
Fri Jan 23 11:35:06 CST 2015

I have downloaded a lot of Sun software & documentation over the years, "just 
because" I think that I might want or need it in the future.

Do you have any idea what the filename of the archive you are looking for is 
called?  If you can get close, I can search to see if I have it.


On 01/23/15 08:47 AM, J. Alexander Jacocks wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 7:42 AM, John Carr <jcarr at poethecat.com> wrote:
>> On 01/23/2015 05:09 AM, Malte Dehling wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 9:13 PM, John Carr <jcarr at poethecat.com> wrote:
>>> Do you have the SunPC software for this?  I see these cards show up from
>>> time to time, but have never been able to find the software.  AFAIK no
>>> open-source solutions exist.
>> Unfortunately, I don't, and I don't remember any more how the software was
>> delivered. Was it on a Solstice CD or did it come with the card, itself? I
>> don't think I've used one of these since about '97 or '98 (and did find out
>> that it could run Win95, but it wasn't pretty or fast). I don't remember
>> how I got it working with Solaris anymore.
> The software used to be freely downloadable from Sun.  I dunno where it
> went (probably the bit bucket), when Oracle bought them out.  I do see that
> the documentation is still available from Oracle (links on the SunPCi
> Wikipedia page), so that might help.  Rumor has it that the software now
> requires an active service contract to download.
> I had, and used, a number of versions of the SunPCi card (SunPCi, SunPCi
> II, SunPCI IIpro), for years, to do my Windows-required work, from my
> CycleQuad and Ultra 60/80 workstations.  It was a pretty decent solution
> for folks, like me, who only needed Windows for Outlook.
> - Alex
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