SOLARIS x86: FAQ

  • What web and FTP sites do I need to know about?
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    What web and FTP sites do I need to know about? http://sun.drydog.com/faq/

  • What's new for Solaris 9?
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    What's new for Solaris 9? Solaris 9 has just been released for SPARC (5/2002), but not Intel.

  • How do I subscribe to the Solaris/x86 mailing list?
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    How do I subscribe to the Solaris/x86 mailing list? Subscribe by sending an e-mail message to

  • Where can I obtain Solaris 2/x86 maintenance updates?
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    Where can I obtain Solaris 2/x86 maintenance updates? Starting with Solaris 7, Sun includ

  • Where can I obtain Solaris 2/x86 patches?
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    Where can I obtain Solaris 2/x86 patches? The Solaris x86 driver updates can be obtained by H

  • How can I obtain freeware, shareware, and GNU software on a CD-ROM?
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    How can I obtain freeware, shareware, and GNU software on a CD-ROM? Solaris 8 comes with some

  • What UNIX-like operating systems are available on x86?
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    What UNIX-like operating systems are available on x86? Solaris x86, SVR4-based

  • What books are available on Solaris x86?
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    What books are available on Solaris x86? For Unix system administration in general, I like

  • What magazine articles are available on Solaris x86?
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    What magazine articles are available on Solaris x86? "Sun injects Solaris X86 with new life

  • What's new for Solaris 8 Intel?
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    What's new for Solaris 8 Intel? Here's the more-notable improvements: ISA bus supp

  • What information should I have before an install?
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    What information should I have before an install? Size of your disk Ethernet ha

  • What's missing from the "free" copy of Solaris that's in the commercial version?
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    What's missing from the "free" copy of Solaris that's in the commercial version? The followin

  • How do you create a Device Configuration Assistant (DCA) Diskette in DOS/Windows?
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    How do you create a Device Configuration Assistant (DCA) Diskette in DOS/Windows? The DCA dis

  • How can I get Solaris to see the third ATAPI controller?
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    How can I get Solaris to see the third ATAPI controller? Solaris 7 can be configured to s

  • Are Ultra DMA (UDMA) drives supported?
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    Are Ultra DMA (UDMA) drives supported? I understand Solaris 7 recognizes UDMA drives in nativ

  • Are Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices supported?
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    Are Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices supported? Solaris 8 supports USB. However, not al

  • Is Microsoft Intellimouse or other scrolling mice supported?
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    Is Microsoft Intellimouse or other scrolling mice supported? Partly (with native XSun). Conf

  • What's difference between Solaris x86 Server and Solaris x86 Desktop?
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    What's difference between Solaris x86 Server and Solaris x86 Desktop? There is absolutely no

  • Solaris doesn't recognize all of my large (>40GB) ATAPI. For example, a 60GB disk shows up as only 28GB.
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    Solaris doesn't recognize all of my large (>40GB) ATAPI. For example, a 60GB disk shows up as

  • Is Solaris Intel 64-bit aware?
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    Is Solaris Intel 64-bit aware? No. Due to the underlying Intel chip architecture, Solaris Int

  • What's the difference between partitions and slices?
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    What's the difference between partitions and slices? In the UNIX world, partitions and slices

  • What hardware is supported by Solaris 2.x for Intel?
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    What hardware is supported by Solaris 2.x for Intel? Solaris x86 is the version that runs on

  • What are the IRQ assignments?
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    What are the IRQ assignments? IRQs, Interrupt Request Registers, numbered 0 to 15, handle int

  • What size disks and partitions should I have?
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    What size disks and partitions should I have? If you install all of Solaris, with no AnswerBo

  • What are SCSI IDs expected by Solaris x86?
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    What are SCSI IDs expected by Solaris x86? These are the typical values for SCSI devices. Fo

  • What video card/monitor combination works best?
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    What video card/monitor combination works best? Some questions will arise when trying to conf

  • Is Plug-and-Play (PNP) supported by Solaris/x86?
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    Is Plug-and-Play (PNP) supported by Solaris/x86? Yes, with release 2.6 and latter. Solaris 2.

  • Is Advanced Power Management (APM) supported by Solaris/x86?
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    Is Advanced Power Management (APM) supported by Solaris/x86? APM isn't really supported on x8

  • Are "floppy tape" devices supported by Solaris x86?
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    Are "floppy tape" devices supported by Solaris x86? No. You have to use a SCSI tape backup de

  • How can I get a "free" copy of Solaris?
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    How can I get a "free" copy of Solaris? A "free" copy of Solaris (where "free" means the

  • How long does the install take?
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    How long does the install take? It depends on the CD-ROM and hard disk speed. On a 300 MHz P

  • Help! I get a "No VTOC" or cannot mount error installing Solaris.
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    Help! I get a "No VTOC" or cannot mount error installing Solaris. "VTOC" is a disk volume tab

  • My ATAPI CD-ROM isn't recognized during install by Solaris' FCS MCB and it's not in the HCL. What can I do?
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    My ATAPI CD-ROM isn't recognized during install by Solaris' FCS MCB and it's not in the HCL. W

  • What kind of problems might I encounter installing my SCSI system?
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    What kind of problems might I encounter installing my SCSI system? Typical problems with SCSI

  • What do I do when the install hangs/panics?
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    What do I do when the install hangs/panics? One of the most common problems with some mother

  • I'm trying to install Solaris/x86 on my ATAPI drive. However, the installation program says the root partition must end within the first 1023 cylinders of the disk. What can I do?
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    I'm trying to install Solaris/x86 on my ATAPI drive. However, the installation program says th

  • Does Solaris x86 prefer to have the motherboard BIOS set to NORMAL or LBA for ATAPI disks?
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    Does Solaris x86 prefer to have the motherboard BIOS set to NORMAL or LBA for ATAPI disks? In

  • Why does a Solaris install to a disk with valid, pre-existing fdisk partitions sometimes fail?
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    Why does a Solaris install to a disk with valid, pre-existing fdisk partitions sometimes fail?

  • How do I add a 8 GB or greater ATAPI drive to Solaris 7 or earlier?
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    How do I add a 8 GB or greater ATAPI drive to Solaris 7 or earlier? Solaris 8 has support for

  • How do I install or use the documentation CD?
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    How do I install or use the documentation CD? The AnswerBook documentation CD that comes

  • How do I add additional drives?
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    How do I add additional drives? First, you must have Solaris scan for the new drive. Beco

  • How do I disable Solaris/x86 from probing the UPS on COM2?
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    How do I disable Solaris/x86 from probing the UPS on COM2? With the following command, ran as

  • How do I set up Solaris/x86 to use PPP to connect to an ISP?
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    How do I set up Solaris/x86 to use PPP to connect to an ISP? "Life is too short for bad PP

  • Is there any open source PPP that's easier to use than Sun's aspppd?
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    Is there any open source PPP that's easier to use than Sun's aspppd? Yes, PPPd. As you can s

  • Is there any commercial PPP that's easier to use?
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    Is there any commercial PPP that's easier to use? Yes. Solaris sells its "Solstice PPP" prod

  • Help! My USRobotics Internal modem doesn't work with PPP.
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    Help! My USRobotics Internal modem doesn't work with PPP. If it's a WinModem, you're out of l

  • PPP runs extremely slow. What's wrong?
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    PPP runs extremely slow. What's wrong? Solaris 2.5.1 patch 101945-34+ has poor TCP performa

  • How do I configure PPP using Dynamic IP Addresses (DHCP)?
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    How do I configure PPP using Dynamic IP Addresses (DHCP)? If you're using Solaris aspppd, you

  • How do I configure my SoundBlaster card?
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    How do I configure my SoundBlaster card? If you have a SoundBlaster 16 PCI or Soun

  • How do I enable the audio output from my CDROM to my SBPRO card?
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    How do I enable the audio output from my CDROM to my SBPRO card? Start audiocontrol then sele

  • Is Solaris/x86 Year 2000 (Y2K) compliant?
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    Is Solaris/x86 Year 2000 (Y2K) compliant? Solaris 8 is Y2K OK out-of-the-box (so far). So

  • How do I add or configure users, printers, serial ports, software, etc.?
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    How do I add or configure users, printers, serial ports, software, etc.? Use admintool from X

  • Can I use Solaris/x86 to setup a "headless" server?
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    Can I use Solaris/x86 to setup a "headless" server? The answer is yes, it can be done, but it

  • Can I get a Sun-style keyboard (Ctrl & Caps Lock reversed) for S/x86?
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    Can I get a Sun-style keyboard (Ctrl & Caps Lock reversed) for S/x86? PFU America, http://w

  • Can I run multiple terminals on the console of Solaris x86 like those supported on Linux, FreeBSD, Interactive Unix, and SCO?
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    Can I run multiple terminals on the console of Solaris x86 like those supported on Linux, Free

  • How do I upgrade my video graphics card?
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    How do I upgrade my video graphics card? First see if you have the driver installed. They ar

  • How to I burn a CD-R or CD-RW with Solaris?
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    How to I burn a CD-R or CD-RW with Solaris? Use cdrecord (free) or commercial software. S

  • Is IPv6 available for Solaris/x86?
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    Is IPv6 available for Solaris/x86? Yes, starting in Solaris 8. See http://www.Sun.CO

  • Is IPsec available for Solaris/x86?
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    Is IPsec available for Solaris/x86? Yes, for Solaris 8. See volume 3 of the System Admin

  • Is Kerberos 5 available for Solaris/x86?
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    Is Kerberos 5 available for Solaris/x86? Yes, for Solaris 8. See volume 3 of the System

  • Does Solaris x86 support multiple processors?
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    Does Solaris x86 support multiple processors? Yes. Solaris x86 automatically detects multiple

  • How do I uncompress a .gz file?
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    How do I uncompress a .gz file? With "gzip -d" (or gunzip, which is gzip linked to gzip).

  • How do I suppress the banner page on my printer?
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    How do I suppress the banner page on my printer? To disable the banner pages permanen

  • Why doesn't /usr/bin/cc work?
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    Why doesn't /usr/bin/cc work? Because it's just a front-end "stub" for the unbundled C compil

  • How do you get PGP 2.6.2 to compile on Solaris/x86?
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    How do you get PGP 2.6.2 to compile on Solaris/x86? PGP, or Pretty-good Privacy, is strong-en

  • How do you connect Solaris to my cable modem?
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    How do you connect Solaris to my cable modem? Grab this e-zine article "xDSL and ca

  • How do you setup Solaris to use RoadRunner's cable modem service?
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    How do you setup Solaris to use RoadRunner's cable modem service? RoadRunner uses General Ins

  • How do I force the speed and/or duplex of my network interfaces (ndd(1M) doesn't work)?
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    How do I force the speed and/or duplex of my network interfaces (ndd(1M) doesn't work)? No x8

  • Why can't I create a home directory under /home?
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    Why can't I create a home directory under /home? For Solaris, /home is not an on-di

  • Is Veritas file system available for Solaris Intel?
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    Is Veritas file system available for Solaris Intel? Only through NCR Corporation. [

  • How to I use Zip and Jazz Drives for Solaris Intel?
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    How to I use Zip and Jazz Drives for Solaris Intel? Iomega's Zip and Jazz Drives are supporte

  • How to I use Linux NIC drivers for Solaris Intel?
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    How to I use Linux NIC drivers for Solaris Intel? Sun has released (9/2000) a free netwo

  • How to I add color to "ls" or "vi"?
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    How to I add color to "ls" or "vi"? For "ls" you need the GNU "fileutils" version of ls.

  • How do I set up an HP-compatible printer to print PostScript files?
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    How do I set up an HP-compatible printer to print PostScript files? Solaris 8 has this abilit

  • How to I move the disk containing Solaris from the ATAPI primary master controller to the secondary controller or slave connector (or both)?
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    How to I move the disk containing Solaris from the ATAPI primary master controller to the seco

  • I've installed Solaris using Sun's brain dead disk slice defaults. How do I modify my slices?
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    I've installed Solaris using Sun's brain dead disk slice defaults. How do I modify my slices?

  • How do I mirror root with Disksuite when /boot is a separate fdisk partition?
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    How do I mirror root with Disksuite when /boot is a separate fdisk partition? You don't. Disk

  • Is ISDN supported for Solaris x86?
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    Is ISDN supported for Solaris x86? ISDN is hard to setup and slow compared to cable-modem ser

  • Is there a substitute available for PRNG /dev/random for Solaris x86?
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    Is there a substitute available for PRNG /dev/random for Solaris x86? Yes. /dev/random an

  • What are some good, easty-to-use printing solutions for Solaris?
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    What are some good, easty-to-use printing solutions for Solaris? A writeup by Carl Ehorn, bel

  • How can I improve disk and graphic performance?
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    How can I improve disk and graphic performance? Disk Performance (iozone) A typical

  • How do I get Solaris to recognize generic network cards with well-known chipsets?
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    How do I get Solaris to recognize generic network cards with well-known chipsets? 6.7) How do

  • How do I change the IP address or hostname or both on Solaris/x86?
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    How do I change the IP address or hostname or both on Solaris/x86? See the instructions in "m

  • How do I configure another serial port, /dev/ttyb-ttyd (COM2-4)?
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    How do I configure another serial port, /dev/ttyb-ttyd (COM2-4)? Solaris 2.6 and above config

  • What can I do if Solaris won't boot?
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    What can I do if Solaris won't boot? You need to boot from your install CD. Insert the So

  • What is the equivalent of STOP-A for Solaris Intel?
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    What is the equivalent of STOP-A for Solaris Intel? >I don't think so, because Stop-A allow y

  • How can I reboot Solaris x86 without it asking me to to "press a key" before rebooting?
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    How can I reboot Solaris x86 without it asking me to to "press a key" before rebooting? This

  • Help! I'm stuck in the "Boot Assistant" and can't boot. What do I do?
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    Help! I'm stuck in the "Boot Assistant" and can't boot. What do I do? If you get a message si

  • How do I restore the Solaris boot block without reinstalling?
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    How do I restore the Solaris boot block without reinstalling? This may happen when installing

  • What can I do during the Solaris/x86 booting sequence?
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    What can I do during the Solaris/x86 booting sequence? Step #1: Boot loader If you

  • How do I logon as root if the password doesn't work anymore?
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    How do I logon as root if the password doesn't work anymore? Regaining control of a Solaris x

  • My licensed software fails because the host ID is 0. What's wrong?
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    My licensed software fails because the host ID is 0. What's wrong? Intel processor machines d

  • How can I fix Netscape Communicator to render fonts correctly on S/x86?
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    How can I fix Netscape Communicator to render fonts correctly on S/x86? This problem occurs w

  • Why doesn't Netscape run as root?
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    Why doesn't Netscape run as root? This is a bug in Netscape. Due to a Netscape 4.x bug (i

  • I moved my PCI host adapter to another slot and the system won't boot!
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    I moved my PCI host adapter to another slot and the system won't boot! Don't move the adapter

  • Why is Solaris always booting into the Device Configuration Assistant (DCA)?
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    Why is Solaris always booting into the Device Configuration Assistant (DCA)? This is usually

  • How do you install XFree86 on Solaris?
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    How do you install XFree86 on Solaris? Why would you want to? Usually because the standar

  • How do I get my 2-button mouse to emulate 3 buttons?
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    How do I get my 2-button mouse to emulate 3 buttons? In Solaris 8, "kdmconfig" will autodetec

  • How do I make the NumLock key go on automatically when I log in?
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    How do I make the NumLock key go on automatically when I log in? Add xset led 2 to your

  • How do I configure 64K colors for CDE?
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    How do I configure 64K colors for CDE? Solaris' kdmconfig offers only a choice of 256 or 16M

  • How do I Add Gnome, KDE or other non-CDE Window Mangers to the dtlogin screen?
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    How do I Add Gnome, KDE or other non-CDE Window Mangers to the dtlogin screen? The easiest wa

  • Where can I get GNOME or KDE packages for Solaris/x86?
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    Where can I get GNOME or KDE packages for Solaris/x86? GNOME (and KDE) are available with the

  • Are TrueType fonts supported in Solaris?
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    Are TrueType fonts supported in Solaris? Yes, Xsun supports them. Use the Font Administ

  • How do I make XFree86 version 3.x- or XiG Xaccel 5.0.3- work with Solaris 8?
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    How do I make XFree86 version 3.x- or XiG Xaccel 5.0.3- work with Solaris 8? You can't. X

  • How do I disable CDE auto-start upon booting multi-user?
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    How do I disable CDE auto-start upon booting multi-user? Boot single-user and run dtconfig (

  • How do I su(1) to another user and run an X application?
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    How do I su(1) to another user and run an X application? You need to set your $DISPLAY and al

  • Does Solaris Intel support multiple heads?
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    Does Solaris Intel support multiple heads? No. A commercial X server from Xi graphic

  • Can I install Solaris x86 on a system that already has MS Windows 9x/ME/NT/2K/XP (among other systems)?
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    Can I install Solaris x86 on a system that already has MS Windows 9x/ME/NT/2K/XP (among other

  • Does PartitionMagic and BootMagic understand Solaris partitions?
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    Does PartitionMagic and BootMagic understand Solaris partitions? Yes and no. BootMagic ca

  • How do I access a DOS-format diskette from Solaris?
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    How do I access a DOS-format diskette from Solaris? Using volume management, type "volcheck".

  • Does Solaris mount and recognize MS Windows 9x/ME/2K/XP partitions with long file names (VFAT)?
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    Does Solaris mount and recognize MS Windows 9x/ME/2K/XP partitions with long file names (VFAT)

  • How can I make my Solaris files easily available to MS Windows 9x/ME/NT/2K/XP on a network?
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    How can I make my Solaris files easily available to MS Windows 9x/ME/NT/2K/XP on a network? S

  • How can I make my Solaris files easily available to an Apple Macintosh on a network?
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    How can I make my Solaris files easily available to an Apple Macintosh on a network? Use CAP,

  • How do I access a Mac diskette from Solaris?
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    How do I access a Mac diskette from Solaris? Use a emulator package like Mae from Apple

  • What is WABI?
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    What is WABI? WABI is "Windows Application Binary Interface." WABI 2.2 (which ships with

  • Can I use SunPCi on Solaris/x86?
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    Can I use SunPCi on Solaris/x86? No. SunPCi is an add-on card and software for Solaris on SPA

  • Will Linux programs run on Solaris 2/x86?
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    Will Linux programs run on Solaris 2/x86? The Lxrun program, originally written for SCO,

  • How can I get the DOS and UNIX clock to agree on Solaris/x86?
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    How can I get the DOS and UNIX clock to agree on Solaris/x86? After installation, run the com

  • How can I use MS Windows' NT/2K Loader to boot Solaris/x86?
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    How can I use MS Windows' NT/2K Loader to boot Solaris/x86? The general idea is that you copy

  • Is Solaris x86 able to execute Solaris SPARC applications?
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    Is Solaris x86 able to execute Solaris SPARC applications? There's no way to run a SPARC bina

  • Will my old applications from SVR3 or SCO run on Solaris 2/x86?
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    Will my old applications from SVR3 or SCO run on Solaris 2/x86? Solaris x86 has an emulation

  • Will my application from Solaris/SPARC work on Solaris/x86? I have the source.
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    Will my application from Solaris/SPARC work on Solaris/x86? I have the source. Yes and no. Ge

  • Can I access Solaris/x86 partitions from Linux?
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    Can I access Solaris/x86 partitions from Linux? Yes. Read-only access is available. You nee

  • Can I access Linux (ext2fs) partitions from Solaris?
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    Can I access Linux (ext2fs) partitions from Solaris? Yes. The Lxrun program (see the ques

  • What are some books on Windows NT/Solaris integration?
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    What are some books on Windows NT/Solaris integration? The best book is, IMHO: David Gunt

  • How can I view MS Word files in Solaris?
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    How can I view MS Word files in Solaris? Multiple applications support viewing MS Word files.

  • I downloaded Internet Explorer (or Media Player) but it doesn't install. What's wrong?
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    I downloaded Internet Explorer (or Media Player) but it doesn't install. What's wrong? Micros

  • Where can I get Netscape or other web browsers for Solaris Intel?
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    Where can I get Netscape or other web browsers for Solaris Intel? Netscape comes with Solaris

  • Can I mount other ufs disks, say from BSDi/FreeBSD, and vice versa?
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    Can I mount other ufs disks, say from BSDi/FreeBSD, and vice versa? Maybe. First, although S

  • How can I use the Solaris boot manager to boot Windows NT?
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    How can I use the Solaris boot manager to boot Windows NT? Create 3 PRIMARY partition

  • How can I use a disk partition on Solaris 2.x which was previously dedicated to MS Windows 9x/ME/NT/2K/XP (or other OS) as dual boot?
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    How can I use a disk partition on Solaris 2.x which was previously dedicated to MS Windows 9x/

  • How can I convert a DOS/Windows text file to a Unix text file?
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    How can I convert a DOS/Windows text file to a Unix text file? dos2unix
  • Can VMware be used with Solaris x86?
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    Can VMware be used with Solaris x86? Yes. VMware is commercial software to allow one

  • Is Solaris on Intel really "Slowaris"--slower than other Intel-based operating systems?
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    Is Solaris on Intel really "Slowaris"--slower than other Intel-based operating systems? By de

  • How can I remove (uninstall) Solaris from my hard drive?
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    How can I remove (uninstall) Solaris from my hard drive? If you have another Operating System

  • What hardware solutions are available for dual booting?
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    What hardware solutions are available for dual booting? Romtec makes "Trios," which allows fo

  • How can I use System Commander to boot Solaris/x86 and other systems?
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    How can I use System Commander to boot Solaris/x86 and other systems? To use System Commander

  • Can I install Linux and Solaris on the same drive?
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    Can I install Linux and Solaris on the same drive? Yes, with certain precautions. Be espe

  • How can I use LILO to boot Solaris/x86 on the primary slave ATAPI?
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    How can I use LILO to boot Solaris/x86 on the primary slave ATAPI? Basically, the Linux

  • How can I use OS-BS or System Selector to boot Solaris/x86?
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    How can I use OS-BS or System Selector to boot Solaris/x86? Grab OS-BS [a free boot manager d

  • How can I boot both Solaris/x86 and Win NT on the same disk?
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    How can I boot both Solaris/x86 and Win NT on the same disk? Here's one way of doing it. Sol

  • How do I mount a DOS partition from the hard drive?
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    How do I mount a DOS partition from the hard drive? mount -F pcfs /dev/dsk/c0t0d0p0:1 /

  • INTRODUCTION
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    INTRODUCTION The Solaris x86 FAQ: Frequently-asked Questions about Solaris on Intel -



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