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Old 11-22-2007, 09:51 AM   #1
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Smile How to detect network card

On my laptop Dell,I heve install OpenSolaris 10, the network card is not detected, please which scipt can detect hardware.
thanks for help
Old 11-22-2007, 09:57 AM   #2
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OpenSolaris 10
Do you mean solaris 10? Please update your user profile for us to know the exact version you're running.

By the way, there are plenty of examples, including in

See, for example,

Another questions:_before_ installing solaris, did you check if your NIC is supported by a Solaris or a third party driver? Did you check the HCL or did you check your hardware with Sun Device Detection Tool?
Old 11-26-2007, 10:43 AM   #3
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Solaris is real good about auto-detecting hardware that it knows about. No need to run a detection script. However, you may have to install an appropriate driver first. Or, swap in a different NIC that is in the HCL.


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