[Wlug] A second Aurora - SPARC question....
alex.camilo at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 10:52:20 EST 2008
i beleave the ultra1 uses sbus. I remember getting an ethernet card for my
ultra 1 and having it not be PCI. here is the service manual if you're
On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 10:27 AM, Adam Gomes <adam at unixgeek.net> wrote:
> The output of the previously suggested diagnostics would be helpful, though
> does sounds like the ethernet card is cooked (but let's keep our fingers
> crossed). In the meantime, can you please refresh my memory ... Does the
> Ultra 1 use the older sbus for cards, or is a PCI based machine? I may have
> an sbus ethernet card laying around.
> On Sunday 21 December 2008 18:58:01 Ken Jones wrote:
> > Oops!
> > I just looked inside my ULTRA SPARC ONE. The ethernet I/O appears to be
> > embedded in the big mother board. That is not good if I am correct.
> > Any suggestions??
> > Ken Jones
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Ken Jones
> > To: wlug at mail.wlug.org
> > Sent: Sunday, December 21, 2008 6:31 PM
> > Subject: Aurora - SPARC question....
> > Folks,
> > I've not been WLUG active for a year or more. Back then the half of
> > 111 gig PC disc which was dual booted with FEDORA developed a permanent
> > error. The other half's XP installation has been OKAY. I have learned
> > us WINDOWS.
> > Meanwhile my SUN ULTRA running as an Aurora SPARC SAMBA file server
> > 1993 has been chugging along just fine.
> > I live in Fitchburg. We have been without power for nine days. 110
> > volts came up yesterday evening. Much to my chegrin my SUN was unhappy.
> > used a rescueCD to boot. All came back except my ethernet card. It
> > not start. The little light at the far end on the IP cord does not
> > ---------
> > /etc/rc.d/init.d/network restart
> > says, "Bringing up interface eth0: Determining IP information for
> > ... failed. [FAILED]"
> > The card is claimed to be a 'sunlance' card.
> > Any ideas? Is the card fried do you think?
> > I have a second SPARC machine. It's ethernet was working last time it
> > was powered. Must I swap?
> > Ken Jones
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