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Now that Sun has discontinued x86 downloads, does anyone know of any URLs where I can download it?
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by:yuzh
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Hi thaller,

   If you are looking for apps for Solaris (Intel), here's a site:
   http://sunfreeware.com/
   ftp://x86.cs.duke.edu/pub/solaris-x86/bins/index.html
   http://www.sunfreeware.dk/sunsolaris.html
   Solaris (intel boot FD):
   http://soldc.sun.com/support/drivers/dca_diskettes/

and
   http://wwws.sun.com/software/solaris/get.html


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by:thaller
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Thanks for the input, but I'm looking for the 10/01 release of Solaris 8 x86 (or the Solaris 9 x86 beta).  I know I could buy it for $45, but why spend money on something that's free?
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by:UkWizard
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I am also after this software, cant find it anywhere.
Come on someone must know where to get it. i will add 100 points to anyway who can.

yuzh - thats not really an answer was it ?
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by:thaller
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I'm with you UKWizard.  I just increased it to 200.  Now all we need is someone to take the initiative to put the media on an ftp site.  
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by:thaller
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UKWizard,
I think I found an ftp site.  I'm downloading it now, so after several hours, I'll know for sure.
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by:UkWizard
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Let me now if all okay please mate, Thanks.
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by:thaller
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UKWizard,
I found what I was looking for.  Email me at thaller@oxford-pgh.com and I'll send you the link.
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by:thaller
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I'd be willing to boost the points to 500 if someone could send me a URL for Solaris 9 x86.
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by:besky
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So I guess it didnt work ?

Take it easy, I'll set up an ftpserver with the X86-S9.
Hopefully it will be done tomorrow evening ( european time)

Need to get wu-ftp going on my firewall.
I let you know when it is done
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by:thaller
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Besky,
I'm glad someone stepped up.  Thanks for the effort!
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by:besky
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Finally guys. Have been struggling with wu-ftp most of the day. What a piece of sh-t.

Anyway, the ftpserver is up and for at limited time only you can get the Solaris 9 beta for the X86 platform.

It works, Im running it.

Make sure you have at least 850Mb free space.
README explains the setup

Have fun, mail me if there is a problem

Bengt.Skyllkvist@bsdkonsult.com
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besky earned 300 total points
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Sorry, you might need the address

ftp 217.215.36.15

login: anonymous
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by:thaller
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Besky,
I'll create another question for the additional 200 points.  Once you reply to this, I'll award the points to you and let you know the other question.  Thanks!!
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