HOWTO Manually set NIC speed on Sun Solaris

This article was first written in July 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/143). Here is how to set manually speed and duplex parameters on network interfaces in Sun Solaris. Adding the following code (comment lines start with ‘*’) to…

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Running PostgreSQL on Solaris 8

This article was first written in February 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/107) The default values for Shared Memory in Sun’s Solaris (starting from 2.6, at least) are set too low to run. Here is how to change it…

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HOWTO Patch Solaris using Sun PatchPro 2.2

This article was first written in February 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/105) Here is HOWTO patch Sun’s Solaris using Sun PatchPro 2.2. It has been tested on Solaris 8/SPARC. login as root (you may want to use sudo…

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Sun Useful Links

This article was first written in June 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/279). The following links proved to be really useful when dealing with Sun hardware and software: Sun BigAdmin SunFreeware OpenSolaris and of course: Sun

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