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Re: Hardware question



On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 12:34:00PM +0200, Thomas J. Zeeman wrote:
> 
> 
> On Fri, 30 Aug 2002, Brugier Pascal wrote:
> 
> > Someone gave me a SPARCstation 20, but there is no CD driver and
> > no FD driver.
> >
> > I want to know if it's possible to use a "standard" SCSI2 CD driver
> > in this station and if i can install a "PC" FD driver in it ?
> 
> Dunno if that's possible, probably is.
> However, you don't have to have these to install the machine.
> All it takes is another computer acting as a tftpserver.

Yes, i'll try this solution as soon as i have my vga/sun
adapter, which i need to see the ethernet hardware address whith
the OpenBoot.

Thanks a lot

Pascal

> 
> > The last question is there someone who has already use an adapter
> > to make a PC monitor working on the this SPARC station, if it's
> > possible can you give me the reference of this kind of adapter
> > because i found some on the Internet but i want to be sure to
> > not make a mistake before buying it.
> 
> If it's got a sun logo on it, it'll probably work. Those that don't tend
> to have a rather high failure rate to work at all. That's my experience at
> least.
> 
> reagards,
> Thomas
> -- 
> 
> 	- I almost had a psychic girlfriend but she left me before we met

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