Setting up a new workstation


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Setting up a new workstation

Hi all,

I'm about to build a new workstation and was thinking about running Solaris 10 on it.

First the hardware:
AMD opteron 2.2Ghz dual Core
2GB RAM
Nvidia Quadro FX1400
SATA 2x250GB HDD
2x Eizo S1911 Monitors

Will Solaris handle the dualscreens or will i have to use only one? Also, I'm use to run Vmware on my current workstation and does it exist something similar in Solaris?
# 2  
you could use XINERAMA for dual screens (or more)

gP
# 3  
solaris comes with an nvidia driver and an nvidia settings tool. it's very easy to configure the second screen after the installation!
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Ok, thanks. I guess it's time to install.
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Some Basics

Could you please explain me all this - I am new to Solaris world:

AMD opteron 2.2Ghz dual Core
2GB RAM
Nvidia Quadro FX1400
SATA 2x250GB HDD
2x Eizo S1911 Monitors
VxWare

Also, what do we mean by dual screen?

Thank you!
# 6  
explain what?

dual screen = 2 monitors
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MySQL

All that is posted is the spec of the Pc he will be building or has built that Solaris 10 will run on.
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