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Solaris and hardware support

Hi All,

I've just made the move from RedHat Linux 7.1 to Solaris 8 on a 1.2Ghz AMD machine. However, I'm having some problems with hardware support and was hoping for some help.

I have two devices which I can't get to work.

1. My ATI-Xpert200 32MB graphics card

2. Netgear FA-311TX Nic (two of these)

I was wondering if anyone could help a newbie get these set up. I believe the graphics card can be fixed with an install of XFree86 but the network card is the important part.

Thanks for any help you maybe able to provide.

CtRl
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seasmileCommented:
I had ever met the same problems with u. You can find Solaris XFree86 Video Drivers and Porting Kit in sun website. It can solve the video card problem. But NIC I haven't found the ways.
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CtRlAuthor Commented:
Thanks seasmile, i've been monitoring your question too. For the time being I've reverted to linux but as soon as Sun support my hardware I'm making the switch.

Best of luck in your trials...

CtRl.
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tfewsterCommented:
No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this Topic Area.
I will leave a recommendation for this question in the Cleanup topic area as follows:

- PAQ & refund points

Please leave any comments here within the next 7 days

PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS COMMENT AS AN ANSWER !

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CtRlAuthor Commented:
Hey tfewster,

Nothing has happened on this issue in over 18 months. I moved back to RedHat Linux which is now running well enough.

Thanks,

CtRl.
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tfewsterCommented:
Hi CtRl - I'm sorry you didn't get an answer to your question.

I'm going through a lot of the old, open questions and making recommendations on how they should be closed (Delete, or award points to an expert if there is an obvious good answer, or save the question as a PAQ if there is useful information but no obvious answer).

I've posted the recommendation to the Moderators and in a few days one of them will close the question based on all the participants comments.

If you have any other unanswered questions, you could post a (0 point) question in Community Support to ask them to delete the question or save it & refund your points. If you do so, please post the link to the question AND post a message in the original question explaining what you are doing ;-)

Best wishes,
Tim

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SpideyModCommented:
per recommendation

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SpideyModCommented:
CtRl,
As Tim indicated, it would be most helpful if you would finalize your two remaining open questions yourself rather than waiting for a cleanup volunteer to handle them for you.  If you need help in doing this, post back here and I'm happy to assist.  Thanks.

For quick reference, I have added links to your other open questions that are old.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Solaris/Q_20174700.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Q_20383995.html

SpideyMod
Community Support Moderator @Experts Exchange
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