Solaris 8 Installation problem on Intel !

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Old 03-17-2002
Solaris 8 Installation problem on Intel !

I've tried to install solaris 8 on the Intel ,but in lan card detecting that i should give IP address ,it fails & doesn't accept it.

So i tried to install without networking ,but after that it has strange behaviour ,( eng. when i want to poweroff machine by init 5 it doesn't do anything)

Anyway who can help me for forcing the machin for detecting Lan card & give me suggestion regarding this case?

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Old 03-17-2002

The drivers on the nic is not properly installed, download the correct driver and and install it.. and you should be fine. Init 5 will just reboot the machine on the intel version. it suppose to bring the system all the way down but i guess it a bug or just doesn't work.. but hope i was any help later
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