[SunHELP] Adding network card to Sun E250

Daniel Nuno daniel.nuno at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 22:40:35 CDT 2005

You can always search the part number on sunsolve.sun.com to detect
which type of driver do you need.

The part number starts with 501, 540, the first seven numbers are the
part number.


On 8/10/05, James Marcinek <jmarc1 at jemconsult.biz> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> I will be installing a second nic into a Sun e250 server and this will be
> first so I'm hoping it won't be too difficult.
> My main concern is figuring out the network card type, which I don't know
> it's usually done (eg eri, hme, etc)? Is there an easy way to do this? I
> the prtdiag -v will display everything but I would like to know if there's
> ways.
> I would also like to know if I'm missing any other steps or getting this
> * Once I know what type it is I could plumb the device:
>  eg - ifconfig hme1 plumb
> * The assign the ip address and bring it up
>  eg ifconfig hme1 netmask up
> Do I also need to create the hostname.hme1 file or is this done by the
> Thanks,
> James
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Daniel Nuno
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