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Old 06-14-2003, 07:20 PM   #1
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Which one do i download??


I have a site for Solaris. I want to know. Do i download the one that says?? Solaris 9 Operating System, Sparc platform edition?? Is that the right one?? Here is the site.

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

Please reply back. Thanks.
 
Old 06-14-2003, 07:30 PM   #2
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well do you have a Intel compatible X86 PC or a Sun SparcStation? take your pick... (hint: the first one!)

X86 versions of solaris are not free for download, you would need to buy a license. personally i never managed to get it to install, it's a complete bugger, especially on x86.

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Old 06-14-2003, 07:35 PM   #3
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I have a compaq presario that's the computer i'm going to run Solaris on. Can you please help me with this?? Please reply back. Thanks acid_kewpie.
 
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sparc stations are generally extremely expensive and specialised machines. you will not have one. you would know.
 
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Well i know i don't have one. I want to know which one to download. I'm going to try it on compaq. I don't know will it work but i'm going to try. Which one do i download?? I don't know wants going to happen when i try. Please reply back. Thanks.
 
Old 06-14-2003, 07:48 PM   #6
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if you know you don't have a sparc station why are you still asking if you need to download software for a sparc station??

use the x86 version...
 
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Well, if you don't have a sparc and are using a Compaq presario, Last time I checked that's an Intel platform. So your going to want to download the Intel Platform.
 
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trickykid, Where can i download the Intel platform from?? Is it a free download without paying?? Please reply back. Thanks.
 
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i said in my very very first post that you need to buy it... maybe you could try reading replies a little more carefully?
 
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trickykid, Where can i download the Intel platform from?? Is it a free download without paying?? Please reply back. Thanks.
It was on that same link you provided clearly saying $95 dollars for the x86 media kit and $20 dollars for just the OS download....

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i said in my very very first post that you need to buy it... maybe you could try reading replies a little more carefully?
He basically answered his own question with his first own response.....
 
Old 06-15-2003, 05:52 PM   #11
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Well acid_kewpie and trickykid. You are wrong. x86 is a free download. I'm going to download it right now. yes it is in iso format. I have a mirror site.
 
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i presume a "mirror site" is actually someone breaking their contract and unlawfully distributing the software.... x86 is not available for a free download. we are not wrong.

10 says you never manage to install it quite why you want to start using solaris when you don't appear to have found your feet in linux or bsd is beyond me also.

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Old 06-15-2003, 06:08 PM   #13
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Can you help me do something?? Can you help me find step by step instructions on how to install it?? Please reply back. Thanks.
 
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please don't use the members of this site as your personal search engine. have you tried looking at the official site?
 
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I'm going to ask around from where i got the link from.
 
  


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