[rescue] SunPCi software WAS::::Re: More basement cleaning
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Fri Jan 23 11:49:20 CST 2015
Assuming you have an Oracle support contract, I believe that all the software is
> 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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