Tag Archives: sun

  • 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 you /etc/system file and rebooting will put your hme type interfaces to 10 Mbits/s Half-Duplex: […]

  • 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 (see also PostgreSQL’s Admin Guide, Managing Kernel Ressources): The relevant settings can be changed in […]

  • 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 instead) change directory to where you put PatchPro (unless you already put smpatch in your […]

  • 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