Due to the fact, 9 is woefully out of date, i wanted to try 10, but 10 needed more ram, so i beefed up the ram to the full 2 gig. The system has been completly wiped, so i get an openboot prompt when i boot. Adding scsi host adapter x6541a into a blade 100 150 sparc systems running at least solaris 2. I have successfully configured install server on virtualbox, how it described here. Solaris 10 update 807 has been released and available for download. Having some trouble installing solaris 10 on an old sun blade 100. This article documents installing the 606 june 2006 release of solaris 10 from cdrom.
Prior to the release of the solaris 10 106 os, a few sun hardware platforms were shipped with one of two temporary solaris releases called the solaris 10 305 hw1 and hw2 release. Oracle acquired sun microsystems in 2010, and since that time oracles hardware and software engineers have worked sidebyside to build fully integrated systems and optimized solutions designed to achieve performance levels that are unmatched in the industry. Aug 20, 2002 unlike some pcs that are limited by 32bit architectures, the sun blade 150 workstations ultrasparcsolaris platform can address up to 2 gb of system memory and run both 32 and 64bit applications without compromising performance. Installation of solaris 11 on sun fire t stack overflow. It is capable of handling most modern desktop needs quite easily despite being a somewhat older machine, and can use multiple graphics cards easily. Jan 10, 2011 my colleague, mike brown, has published this knowledge article which you may wish to bookmark, pointing to frequently accessed oracle solaris patch deliverables, including the recommended patch clusters, quarterly critical patch updates cpus, solaris update patch bundles, patch utilitiy patches, patchdiag.
After that, i connected to alom of t, and tried to boot using network. This hardware offering renews suns commitment made three years ago with the release of the ultra 5 and ultra 10 workstations to offer workstation platforms at a. Sun has released solaris 10 cds for free usage download. In particular, if youre using firewire devices with a version of solaris earlier than 10, do not disconnect a detected device with the system still. The ultrasparc iie 500mhz processor was respectable in its time, but only had 256kib l2 cache, as opposed to 2048kib in the midrange blade 150s ultrasparc iii processors, or 8192kib in. Sunw today introduced the new price leader in 64bit unix desktops, the sun bladetm 150 workstation. Unlike the earlier ultra 1, 2 and 5, it is a large tower, resembling a larger version of the sun ultra 10. Featuring suns latest 64bit ultrasparcr iii processor, the sun blade 150 workstation offers up to 76 percent performance gains over suns previous price leading workstations, and is. Solaris 10 update 3 hw 1106 or solaris express build 57 or higher installed. This system is the follow on product to the sun blade 100 workstation, which it replaces. Hello i have a sun blade 100 ultra sparc i think any way it has solaris 8 i would like to wipe the hd clean and do a fresh install i have never used a sun before only desktops windows however i bought this used from a company and it didnt come with any software which software can i upgrade it to. I unfortunately cant say much about the expected performance of these sun blade systems though. The sun blade series was introduced in 2000 as a replacement to the ultra series. The newest official release, solaris 10, and sun s distribution of opensolaris, called solaris express, are generally the strongest choices for.
Sun microsystems sun blade 100 service manual pdf download. Prior to giving me the system he had ubuntu installed. Solaris is known for its scalability, especially on sparc systems, and for originating many innovative features such as dtrace, zfs. This is a sun blade 150 which can run solaris 810, and some forms of linux without.
Sun blade 150 ultrasparciie 650mhz, no keyboard, openboot 4. Handily this was a free download from sun oracle but the iso was for a dvd rather than a set of cds. I was able tp download solaris 10 but will this work on that machine. Reinforcing its worldwide leadership in the 64bit workstation market, sun microsystems, inc. The range replaced the earlier sun ultra workstation series the sun blade, introduced in october 2000, was the first system to use fireplane as the interconnect between its single or dual processors and the io subsystem, a few. The solaris fbconfig command may be used to change screen resolutions. This is a free download, sun release binary patches, updates, etc. For the purpose of this example, i will be installing solaris 10 on a sun blade 150 with the following configuration. One of the beauties of openboot is that you can invoke the bios at any time on a running system not that this might be the safest thing. Server module linux, vmware, solaris, and opensolaris operating systems. Connecting to an iscsi target with openiscsi initiator using solaris server alex running the solaris 10 operating system sparc. Os for sun blade 100 server i would like to use it to store all my movies and other multimedia files, and also be able to create a folder, map it to a windows computer and install apps, via the remote drive. To apply new patches to my newly installed solaris 9.
Im trying to install solaris 10 b69 on my sunblade 100 with 896mb ram. The required software patches are listed according to the systems solaris release date. Ultra 10 1 ultra 60 ultra 80 sun blade 100 sun blade. I took this a week or two ago, before hooking my hp9k back up.
When i look on oracles compatibility page, i can see the station is able to run solaris 10 811. Oracle and sun microsystems strategic acquisitions oracle. As you may already know, oracle sun patches are now available from my oracle support mos weve uploaded over 30,000 62 digit patchids to mos, including all solaris 8, 9, and 10 patches, suncluster, and patches for over a thousand other products. The sun blade 150 workstation base configuration includes the 550 mhz ultrasparc iii processor, solaris 8 operating environment, 512 kb onchip l2 cache, 128 mb sdram, pgx64 onboard 2d graphics, and 40 gb internal disk. I ran netbsdsparc64 on a sun blade 100 for a while, but it was too slow for the large software builds i was doing at the time. The range replaced the earlier sun ultra workstation series.
The sun blade 150 workstation has the same architecture as the sun blade 100 workstation. I volunteer some time each week at a local computer for schools program, which takes old computers from government and business and puts them in schools, and saw that they had. What i want however is a good reason to buy the blade dont get me wrong, i. An abbreviated list of the equipment i used to evaluate solaris 10 is as follows. Such systems now support, and should be upgraded to, the latest version of the solaris 10 software that supports them, the earliest of which is the solaris 10 106 os.
Solaris 10 is an officially supported sun distribution. Need help getting an old sun blade 100 to run solaris 10. Solaris 10 install on sunblade 100 oracle community. When the installer attempts to detect the amount of physical memory it is seeing. Being far newer than any of the existing sun machines in the museum meant that we could take a bit of a step up from the usual solaris 7 or 8 and opted for solaris 10.
Sun unveils new 64bit workstation with sun blade 150. For the past ten years i have owned a blade 100, and i had solaris 9 running on it. Ok, im completely new to solaris and i have a sun blade 100 workstation with solaris 8 on it. Sun blade 150 and solaris 8 demonstration duration. The server and software company begins offering solaris 10 as a free download for those who register. Solaris is a nonfree unix operating system originally developed by sun microsystems. Installing oracle solaris 10 on sun blade introduction. Sun blade 1500 tower ultrasparc iiii 1 ghz 0 gb 80 gb overview and full product specs on cnet. Need help getting an old sun blade 100 to run solaris 10 october 30, 2007 6. Sun blade 100 dt ultrasparc iie 500 mhz 128 mb 15 gb overview and full product specs on cnet. Sun blade 100 and 150 workstation comparison the sun blade 150 workstation is the latest addition to suns desktop workstation product family. I have just noticed bin sun now returns false, rather than true.
Get started download packages packages see full software list search packages content bug tracker access to mantis feeds subscribe to rss feeds wiki project wiki. Studiotools for the solaristm operating environment. This hardware offering renews sun s commitment made three years ago with the release of the ultra 5 and ultra 10 workstations to offer workstation platforms at a high volume and a low price. The great sun blade 100 project ars technica openforum. I dont know what the minimum is, but you might struggle with anything. Sun microsystems blade x6270 installation manual pdf. Where to download sun solaris 10 sparc 64bit installation. Oracle sun patches now available from my oracle support mos. The sun ultra 60 was the first pciequipped dualprocessor workstation produced by sun microsystems. View and download sun microsystems blade x6270 installation manual online.
I have two 15 gig ide drives in the box stock drives. Early examples include the oracle exadata database machine x28, and the first oracle exalogic elastic cloud, both introduced in late 2010. As stated in the sun blade 100 getting started guide, 8063415 and the sun blade 100 service manual, 8063416, the smart card reader in the sun blade 100 is functional with the installation of newer solaris operating environment software and software patches. The sun blade series is a computer workstation line based on the ultrasparc microprocessor family, developed and sold by sun microsystems from 2000 to 2006. In article, solaris 10 should work, but not in the smallest memory configurations. The latest update of the solaris os helps customers alleviate common enterprise problems such as virtualization, resource management, and system performance. Os for sun blade 100 server i would like to use it to store all my movies and other multimedia files, and also be able to create a folder, map it to a. In 2010, after the sun acquisition by oracle, it was renamed oracle solaris solaris is known for its scalability, especially on sparc systems, and for originating many innovative features such as dtrace, zfs and time slider. Sunblade, blocked when trying to install solaris 10. Sun blade 150 product notes 816116317 the sun blade 150 product notes contain latebreaking information about changes to software, hardware, and documentation that became known after the sun blade 150 workstation was released. These powerful, lowcost systems boast a 64bit highperformance ultrasparciie cpu, support plenty of internal disk and memory, and feature a fast pci bus for enhanced io.
Oracle sun patches now available from my oracle support. Sun blade workstation the sun blade series is a computer workstation line based on the ultrasparc microprocessor family, developed and sold by sun microsystems from 2000 to 2006. For technical and business environments looking to balance performance and cost considerations, sun has an ideal solution. Handily this was a free download from sunoracle but the iso was for a dvd rather than a set of cds. In 2010, after the sun acquisition by oracle, it was renamed oracle solaris.
Sun launches sub000 solaris workstation serverwatch. The sun blade 100 comes with suns solaris 8 operating system preinstalled, which means that users will have to grapple with the cde common desktop environment interface that accompanies solaris. Nov 14, 2008 the two biggest catches with the blade are its use of fibre channel internal disks rather than the scsi which is common in most sun machines, and the weak firewire support in solaris 8 and 9. Searching for oracle sun patches in my oracle support mos. Sun microsystems blade x6270 installation manual pdf download. Apparently these are free binary downloads from sun. I was also fortunate to be able to test solaris 10 on both sparc and intel machines. Sun blade 100 and 150 workstation comparison the sun blade 150 workstation is the latest addition to sun s desktop workstation product family. The sun blade 100 was sold in 2001 and 2002 as a lowend blade workstation. At least 128 mb of ram is required and 256 mb is recommended to run studiotools for the solaris tm operating environment.
Solaris delivers builtin investment protection and new technologies that are even better suited to data intensive environments. In the future, when you see s10u1 solaris 10 update 1, think of these as service pack releases that add new features and fix bugs for the main solaris 10 distribution. Page 1 sun blade 100 service manual sun microsystems, inc. So i downloaded the os from the oracle website according to the documentation i found, to install solaris 10 from openboot should be quite easy. Alias will continue to explore new candidates for studiotools qualification for sun microsystems solaris tm. Netbsd is a modern unix, and will provide you with a working environment.1117 753 298 9 552 1312 1193 395 777 804 1067 640 1281 194 1068 680 482 1466 565 613 1369 548 18 1056 160 1287 1277 1456 10 64 1348 1305 1063 80 110 1122 304 619 885 255 1351 145 149 1139