[rescue] SunPCi software WAS::::Re: More basement cleaning
mdehling at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 05:40:24 CST 2015
The user's guide is available here:
It mentions a SunPC 4.2 cdrom with a sunpc_install command. Should work
under Solaris 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6 according to this document. I read
somewhere on the net it works with Solaris 7.
The package name is SUNWsunpc .
On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 6:35 PM, Jerry Kemp <sun.mail.list47 at oryx.us> wrote:
> 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
>>> delivered. Was it on a Solstice CD or did it come with the card, itself?
>>> don't think I've used one of these since about '97 or '98 (and did find
>>> 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
>> 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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