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Posted By hicksd8
Yes, well, Lenovo has had all sorts of issues...
Yes, well, Lenovo has had all sorts of issues with Ubuntu concerning their BIOS and graphics chipset. On some Ubuntu distributions, the way the kernel was compiled was known to corrupt the BIOS on...
Forum: Solaris 4 Weeks Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
No, it's not only necessary in x86. On x86...
No, it's not only necessary in x86.

On x86 the hostid is computed at random at installation time. On SPARC the hostid is a hash of the hardware NIC address so in situations where you cannot move...
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Posted By hicksd8
I'll start by saying that I'm not an AIX user or...
I'll start by saying that I'm not an AIX user or familiar with mksysb but I found this (old) page which has people discussing some of the exact same error lines that you are getting:

restore...
Forum: Solaris 11-01-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Yes, not seeing the network interfaces when...
Yes, not seeing the network interfaces when installing Solaris on VMware is expected behaviour.

Please search this forum for answers using keywords like "Solaris VMware vmxnet"

Also, the VMware...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 10-26-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
"Server Dashboard" appears to be broken. It told...
"Server Dashboard" appears to be broken. It told me that the page was "Only available to authorised users" but I was logged in at the time.

At another time it continuously said that it was...
Forum: SCO 10-25-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
SCO Openserver Installation ISOs - Tachytelic.net...
SCO Openserver Installation ISOs - Tachytelic.net (https://www.tachytelic.net/sco-openserver-installation-isos/)
Forum: SCO 07-25-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
To answer your second question as far as I recall...
To answer your second question as far as I recall the hard disk root filesystem is /dev/root (with one r) BUT if you are mounting the hard disk root filesystem having booted from removable media...
Forum: SCO 07-25-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
I think where you need to go is here: ...
I think where you need to go is here:

ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/openserver6/600/drivers

I also think you need to follow "MPT_810" for the LSI 1064e RAID controller.

Give that a go.
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Posted By hicksd8
I reckon your NVRAM contents are still screwed...
I reckon your NVRAM contents are still screwed and the console output is being redirected somewhere (probably to the first serial port).

If you can't get to the OBP to change this then the only...
Forum: Hardware 06-19-2018
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Posted By hicksd8
Sun shipped some mobo's in COD (Capacity on...
Sun shipped some mobo's in COD (Capacity on Demand) mode which means they won't work without a license. Have you got one of those? Do you know the machine history?

Search the web for:
"Capacity...
Forum: Solaris 09-07-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
@MadeInGermany........................That's an...
@MadeInGermany........................That's an interesting point you make. AFAIR port aggregation was around long before multi-pathing (IPMP) as it's a simpler technology (isn't it??).

I assumed...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 09-06-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Welcome. Well deserved. I've been reading your...
Welcome. Well deserved. I've been reading your valuable contributions to this community for some time now.
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Posted By hicksd8
I'm not sure what you're asking here but I think...
I'm not sure what you're asking here but I think it's about how to stop crontab running a job.

If you use the crontab command to create or cancel or modify a schedule then the crontab daemon...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 07-19-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Like MadeInGermany, I'm not a MAC user either so...
Like MadeInGermany, I'm not a MAC user either so I'm now going to talk generic Unix/Linux only. You will need a MAC expert to guide you if you want to use anything I'm going to say now.

Many...
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Posted By hicksd8
Do you have any other Sparc platforms??? You can...
Do you have any other Sparc platforms??? You can virtualize Solaris 8 on a Solaris 10 platform. The requirement to move a Solaris 8 system off creaking hardware that might fail is quite common and...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 08-18-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Welcome to the mod team Peasant. Thank you...
Welcome to the mod team Peasant.

Thank you for your past contribution to this community and we look forward to your future input.
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Posted By hicksd8
You didn't say which operating system this is but...
You didn't say which operating system this is but there has to be difference between read and open. If you think about it, if a read updated the access time then all the access times would change...
Forum: Solaris 08-13-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Hmmmmm........the fact that you can post the...
Hmmmmm........the fact that you can post the output that you have seems to indicate that the system is "on its feet" but the mirrors need maintenance because although your storage team migrated the...
Forum: Solaris 08-07-2019
4,171
Posted By hicksd8
My approach would be to ensure that you know how...
My approach would be to ensure that you know how to restore the root partition easily if it goes wrong. Use fssnap followed by ufsdump to dump the snapshot. If you are in anyway unsure about how to...
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Posted By hicksd8
You should install Solaris first because its...
You should install Solaris first because its install routine always writes its own bootloader and will overwrite any bootloader written down by a Linux distro.
Forum: Solaris 08-09-2019
4,139
Posted By hicksd8
You switch audit policies on/off with...
You switch audit policies on/off with auditconfig.

Ref Solaris 10: https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19253-01/816-4557/audittask-18/index.html

Which version of Solaris are you (mainly) using??
...
Forum: Solaris 08-09-2019
4,139
Posted By hicksd8
Welcome to the forum. You are in the right...
Welcome to the forum. You are in the right place.

Do you have experience of other Unix/Linux systems and are just learning Solaris?
I'm trying to judge the level of help you need.

Solaris...
Forum: Solaris 08-07-2019
4,171
Posted By hicksd8
Firstly, the mirrors are created with SVM...
Firstly, the mirrors are created with SVM (Solaris Volume Manager) rather than by a hardware RAID controller. So why are you thinking of breaking the mirror? How is the machine usually backed up? ...
Forum: SCO 07-27-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
@RudiC........In this case, SCO is installed by...
@RudiC........In this case, SCO is installed by booting from DVD/CD but then reading boot-time disk drivers from a floppy during the process. So it isn't the case that we need the floppy USB stick...
Forum: SCO 07-27-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
@jgt........They look like two really useful...
@jgt........They look like two really useful pieces of software. I will be checking them out. Thanks. Like the archaeologist said, "I didn't find it because I wasn't looking for it", however, now...
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