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What's the difference between a Sun Type 6 and Type 7 keyboard?

I'm thinking of connecting a Sun keyboard to a PC (preferably via USB). Doing research I found that the most recent keyboards appear to be the Type 6 and Type 7 keyboards. What is the difference ...
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What's a Sun Ultra 20 motherboard code “44”?

The machine powers on, but the fans don't throttle back, no video, no beep codes. Motherboard LED is indicating "44", which according to my documentation is a "Reserved" code... No burst caps in ...
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Anyone has and is willing to share BIOS update for Sun X4170?

I have a Sun X4170 server and would like to update its BIOS (for one, Windows 2008 does not work on it). However, since Sun was bought by Oracle, there is no way to download any BIOS update. Does ...
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Installing Tuleap on SunOS from sources

I am trying to install Tuleap in a corporate server. uname -a gives me the following: SunOS xxxx 5.9 Generic_Virtual sun4u sparc SUNW,SPARC-Enterprise Could you indicate a procedure I could ...
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What variables I can place in a Putty Link?

I create a new link in Windows with the following target: "C:\Program Files (x86)\PuTTY\putty.exe" -ssh username -pw password Are there any other options I can add in that one link target? I am ...
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SunOS share to windows with samba

Hy, I'm very new to this OS, so I'll maybe ask some noobie questions. (And need detailed specification :D ) I want to make a zfs share, that are visible on a local network, and reachable by Windows ...
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SunFire X4150 instead of dell precision workstation

Our science lab has been offered an 3 year old rack mounted SunFire X4150 (Xeons 2 x 2.4 GHz) + 16 GB RAM per node. There are 4 nodes (1 + 3 nodes) = 24 computational cores. We now have a dell T5500 ...
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Need help accessing my Sun Netra X1

I have a Netra X1 running Solaris 10 that I need help accessing. A friend set it up for me originally (with Terminal via the serial port, I think). He gave it a fixed IP, 192.168.0.200, or 1.200.. and ...
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Can DBAN be run on Sun Ultra systems?

I'm working with a Sun Microsystems Ultra 10 and want to wipe the contents of it's hard drive. I have a Rescue CD with DBAN on it but the computer won't boot to it. Why not? Can I make it? I'm ...
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Create a bootable pendrive for Sun solaris operating system

I am using windows 8 operating system. I want to create bootable pen drive of sun Solaris operating system. I want to do this task in windows 8 operating system. How can i do this? Is there any third ...
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Linux (or freebsd) on Sun Netra X1 and SunRay 1

I have an old Sun Netra X1 server and two SunRays 1 lying around and wondering about installing Linux or Freebsd on them. is possible run Linux (and/or FreeBsd with ZFS) on SunRay 1? (I hope Netra ...
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What's difference between sun-java6-bin and sun-java6-jre .deb packages?

I just try understand what exactly difference between: sun-java6-bin and sun-java6-jre .deb packages? According to ...
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Command history across multiple PuTTy sessions in SunOS 5.10

I have multiple PuTTy sessions open to my SunOS 5.10 server, and I am using ksh, and SOMETIMES the command history is shared among the different sessions and SOMETIMES it is not. I cannot figure out ...
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“Undefined variable” error in shell script on Sun Grid Engine

I have the following Sun Grid Engine submission script: #!/bin/sh # sun grid engine cluster # use current working directory #$ -cwd # merge error output into standard output stream #$ -j yes #$ -o ...
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UNIX command to test for fan status

anyone know the commands(s) for checking the hardware status of the machine, I'm trying to see if there are issues with the processor fans.
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Fastest way to get creation and last modification times of a lot of files

Given a directory a sh pattern which yields a subset of files directly in this directory (like *.log) a sh pattern which can, given a filename, what is the fastest way (in ksh) to obtain for each ...
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Prevent sun interference with optical trackball?

I have a Logitech Trackman that recently began showing weird behavior: slow pointer, random pointer movements. As it turns out, it was due to a newfound exposure to sunlight. (Yay for windows!) Any ...
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installing Grid Engine “cannot reach qmaster”

I want to install Grid Engine on my laptop. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 under VirtualBox 4.1.6. (The purpose of installing Grid Engine is not to compute anything, I just want a working Grid Engine ...
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How do I add additional information to output redirected to a log file?

Currently I have something like this: ./player_script |grep "videoname" >> log.log & The output of player_script shows when a video starts and ends, grep then takes only certain video ...
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Installing Sun/Oracle Grid Engine on a single machine

I want to install a Grid Engine cluster entirely on my laptop, the "cluster" having only two nodes, one head node and one node for computing. The nodes should run within the same instance of the same ...
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How do I install the Sun/Oracle Java SDK on Ubuntu?

Since 11.10 Ubuntu does not provide the sun-java-jdk, how do I install it?
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How to get unique hardware ID for SunRay thin client

I am currently sitting in front of a SunRay 2 thin client running a recent version of OpenSUSE. I would like to modify my .bashrc to make some changes to the environment depending on which particular ...
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iLOM Boot device SUN X4170

I have configured the boot device to CD-ROM but whenever I reboot the server, it defaults to boot_device=default. Pressing F2/F8 during POST does not bring the BIOS setup. set boot_device=cdrom Set ...
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USB Keyboard with Sun Ray Client 3 Plus

I have two Sun Ray Client 3 plus and want to configure to be able to connect to Sun Ray Server. This Sun Ray Client using only USB port for both Mouse and Keyboard. However, after i plugged USB ...
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Self-Signed certificate for LDAP on Sun Directory Server

I am wondering if some one could provide me with steps to self-signed certificate using certutil. I want the cert for Sun Directory Server 5.2 Patch 6.
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Sun Solaris 5.10 + jdk 1.6: how to install on a clean machine?

Can anyone outline the steps for downloading Sun Solaris (assuming I have a free account) and then installing jdk1.6 on it? Something like: Download Sun Solaris iso from http://.... Download ...
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Where did Oracle put all Sun's processor manuals? [closed]

There are a lot of references (on the web, in books and in manpages) to Sun's processor manuals. The base URL is http://www.sun.com/processors/manuals. However, since Oracle took over the web pages, ...
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Questions for anyone who has used Sun Type 7 keyboards [closed]

So I noticed that Oracle is still selling Sun Type 7 keyboard and mouse packages. I was thinking of buying one for a Linux box at my house so I had easy access to some of the extra keys such as ...
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Sun Ultra 24 compatible components - PC self build [closed]

I'm considering buying a Sun Ultra 24 workstation case, however I'd like to know the limitation of such a case. Such as; Compatible motherboards, and whether a full length pci-x express board would ...
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Untar on Solaris

I'm using a Sun Sparc System, aka Solaris. I have a .tar.gz file, and I can't figure out how to untar it. The command I usually use doesn't work: tar -xzvf file.tar.gz Anybody know how to do this? ...
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Is There Any Danger in Closing a Parent Xterm Shell with an Active Child?

When I log into my unix servers, I get an xterm window and usually open several more from that initial one. Is there any danger in closing the first window but keeping the children windows open?
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Is there a way to download through telnet

I am transfering colleges and I have a lot of files from the first college that I would like to keep. The files are are on a Sun server which I can only access using telnet. Is there a way to download ...