Sun Fire 280R Sun Solaris CRT/Monitor requirements

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Old 04-05-2009
Sun Fire 280R Sun Solaris CRT/Monitor requirements

I am new to Sun.

I brought Sun Fire 280R to practice UNIX. What are the requirements for the monitor/CRT? Will it burn out old non-Sun CRTs? Does it need LCD monitor?

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Old 04-05-2009
why do you need a monitor with a sun server? my 280 is two floors under me in the cellar cause it is to loud to be in my work room. all i need is a network line to the rsc card and to the onboard nic.
you can power on and off the server over the rsc and afterwards login to the server via ssh.
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Old 04-05-2009
If you really do want a monitor attached to your 280 then you will need to install a Sun graphics card, e.g. XVR-100 this comes with a VGA connector although the default resolution is 1152x900 which many monitors do not like so when you set the output-device in the OBP you will also need to set a more standard resolution, e.g.:
output-device = display:1024x768x60

As DukeNuke2 mentioned you may want to get some ear plugs as well!
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Old 04-07-2009
use a serial connector to your notebook or PC, connect it to Serial Port A.. Left most from the rear.
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