X86 setup problem

Posted on 1998-11-01
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Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I have setup an solaris on my pc.
However, I cannot do any thing such ping,whereis ...
Also, how can setup an X86 open win system?
Question by:KNVB HK
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tgreaser earned 300 total points
ID: 1812305
if you are using a DNS server do this

ing /etc

in your nsswitch.conf file you will see
hosts: file
make it look like this
hosts:  dns file

also edit your resolv.conf file in etc
to look like this

domain yourdomain.com
nameserver ip.num.be.r
( mine looks like this)
domain wvu.edu


init 6

and about openwin it should startup with a login screen and when you enter in the passwd you automaticly login to CDE...??? I really dont follow on that question...

Hope this works


Author Comment

ID: 1812306
When I login , it still in text mode .
So, can u tell how to run the openwin in startup?

Expert Comment

ID: 1812307
after you login try running this command


this will allow you to setup your video and mouse and stuff
then reboot..  Now it should come up in cde or openwin if that dosent work

after you login run this command

# this will bring up openwin

#this will bring up CDE


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