This document is written for technicians, service personnel, and system administrators who service and repair computer systems. The operating system can be loaded from an installed hard drive, the dvddual drive, the network, or from some external boot device. Sun ultra 45 workstation service and diagnostics manual. I have asked here if someone has a copy of the bios and driver cd for a sun ultra 20 m2. Compliance the sun ultra 45 workstation is certified leadfree, rohscompliant and meets or exceeds the following.
Solaris 10 predictive selfhealing and solaris diagnostics 91 9. Information on accessing and using my oracle support can be found at the my oracle support welcome center for oracle customers and partners. Solaris is known for its scalability, especially on sparc systems, and for originating many innovative features such as dtrace, zfs. May 05, 1999 if sun makes good on its efforts to make solaris and linux compatible, porting this software to solaris will be easy. Jan 31, 2006 the sun ultra 40 and sun ultra 45 workstations ship with a license for sun n1 grid engine 6 software, making them the industrys first workstations to bundle grid software at no additional cost.
Sun ultra 45 and ultra 25 workstations installation. Early examples include the oracle exadata database machine x28, and the first oracle exalogic elastic cloud, both introduced in. Sun ultra 45 workstation product library documentation. Sun touts ultra as fastest x64 workstation in industry. Sparc64 vii the linux kernel is not working on sparc enterprise. Sun publishes completely the design documents for ultrasparc architecture. Running both the solaris 10 os and linux on the sun ultra 40. The ultra 45 have a ultrasparc iiii cpu, and the drivers for that cpu and its chipsets are only included in solaris 10. Sunultra510 service manual part no 805042311 november 1998, revision a sun microsystems, inc.
Sun ultra 45 and ultra 25 workstations product notes. Sun does not officially sponsor, approve, or endorse this site or its content. The linux community is really advancing the desktop space, says suns. This guide was created as an overview of the linux operating system, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Openboot prom is the core software installed on the sun ultra 45 and ultra 25 workstation motherboard. The original line was introduced in 1995 and discontinued in 2001. While im going to write up my impressions of the sun ultra 20 m2 sometime soon, i thought id share some of the performance results ive collected on the ultra 20 m2, especially. If there is a version that is comparable to sun ultra 45, can someone tell me if i can run mac os in a virtual environment and which vm should i. Do i need to have that partition whole disk when im building the os, or does it not matter until im ready to send it to the target machine. It is capable of handling most modern desktop needs quite easily despite being a somewhat older machine, and can use multiple graphics.
The sun ultra 60 was the first pciequipped dualprocessor workstation produced by sun microsystems. Solaris is a proprietary unix operating system originally developed by sun microsystems. This generation was partially replaced by the sun blade in 2000 and that line was in itself replaced by the sun java. The sun ultra 40 workstation tools and drivers cd, included with the workstation, contains the following software. Firmware downloads and release history for oracle server systems. Business fields network computing network computer systems sun workstation, ultra workstation. The sun ultra 40 and sun ultra 45 workstations ship with a license for sun. Business fields network computing network computer systems sun workstation, ultra workstation sun ray thin client, sun ray product familiy sun enterprise server, server family. Sun microsystems sun ultra 20 getting started manual pdf. It is capable of handling most modern desktop needs quite easily despite being a somewhat older machine, and can use multiple graphics cards easily. Sun software development tools, including java studio sun studio and java enterprise system upgrade productivity with the latest addition to suns line of enterprise class workstationsthe sun ultratm 45 workstationideal for businesses demanding the legendary quality and reliability of sun sparcsolaris osbased workstations.
Firmware downloads and release history for oracle systems. Adirondack networks is a leading provider of new, refurbished and used sun ultra 45 workstation hardware. In october 2008, sun discontinued all these, effectively ending the production of sparc architecture workstations. The solaris 10 sun hardware platform guide describes solaris 10 software installation information that is specific to sun hardware and valueadded software. Boot sun sparc from usb drive solutions experts exchange. Oracle restricts access to sun firmware downloads slashdot. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Recently, sun introduced the ultra 20, a lowend workstation with an opteron cpu instead of the expected ultrasparc. Oracle sun ultra 45 workstation a70, sun ultrasparc iiii. Oracle and sun microsystems strategic acquisitions oracle. Hi there i acquired a sun ultra60 worsktation that already has the solaris os installed on it. This card first appeared as the highend graphics option on the sparcstation 1, and persisted until the introduction of the sun ultra 60 some ten years later. Sun ultra 45 workstation datasheet spectra equipment.
To obtain a serial connection from a sun blade 100150 to another server possibly another sun sparc machine you will need the following these procedures will work from an ultra 510 as well. The sun ultra 45 and ultra 25 workstations installation guidemight not contain all of the information needed to perform basic unix commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. In 2010, after the sun acquisition by oracle, it was renamed oracle solaris. We specialize in sun workstations and many other computer server and networking hardware products. Sun touts ultra as fastest x64 workstation in industry finextra. I have two sun ultra 510 workstations processor is sparc iii 440 and ram is 512 but without. Trying to boot off the cdrom in a sun ultra 60 workstation. Sun s ultrasparcsolaris platform offer customers an unrivaled history of unbroken binary application compatibility and sun s amd opteron platform offer customer.
The dual processor workstation ultra 40 with opteron cpus as well as ultra 45 with ultrasparciii cpus hit the market now. This generation was partially replaced by the sun blade in 2000 and that line was in itself replaced by the sun java workstationan amd opteron systemin 2004. The ultra 20 m2 is of the dualcore amd opteron 1200 series. The ultra 45 doesnt support any of the virtualization techniques that are available on other sun hardware, outside solaris containers zones. Sun ultra 45 and ultra 25 workstation safety and compliance guide. Multiple lfs on single disk fdisk sun ultra 5 sun hardware wants a partition 3 to be a sun type partition whole disk. For now i have a workable solution for running both solaris 8 and suse linux 7. The original ultra enterprise series itself was later replaced by the sun blade workstation and sun fire server ranges. I have two sun ultra 510 workstations processor is sparc iii 440 and ram is 512 but without hard disk and cdrom so can i use seagate 40gb and sony dvd writer which. Such is the power of this workstation and its natural fit for nix workloads, combined with a compelling price tag, i pronounce it the ultimate linux workstation in its class. Find answers to boot sun sparc from usb drive from the expert community at experts. It is not a fast machine, being only 64mb with a 270 mhz processor, but it does the job it was intended for, porting software. Power supply watts operating temperature 5c to 35c at 3000 meters nonoperating temperature40c to 60c at 12000 meters. May 30, 2007 the sun ultra 60 was the first pciequipped dualprocessor workstation produced by sun microsystems.
Oracle blew any chances of an opensolaris distribution, i was tired of the ubuntu. 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. Sep 17, 2017 my ultra 45 now runs openbsd with the xfce desktop. The solaris 10 operating system os offers wideranging platform support, which means it runs in a variety of roles and application areas across your it organization. Sun ultra 45 medium sun s workgroup servers are optimized to deliver enterpriseclass priceperformance, high availability and manageability with more agility and less risk. And how does linux fit into suns overall philosophy on computing. Solaris is a nonfree unix operating system originally developed by sun microsystems. My ultra 45 now runs openbsd with the xfce desktop.
As an old debian and slackware user, and now a strong opponent of solaris since larry and company read. Ive used a normal dvd drive in my ultra 10 before, and i dont recall having any issues with it. Adirondack networks delivers the best technology and networking products at the best prices. Dec 17, 2009 sun microsystems has a powerful and favorably priced entry in the x86 workstation space with the ultra 27. Oct 24, 2006 ive been working with a sun ultra 20 m2 workstation, running solaris 10 and windows xp, over the past couple of weeks. The latter do not support running linux so wont help in that case.
Bruce forsberg bruce is just an average guy having fun with linux. Also, im pretty sure solaris 9 does casesensitive directory names the same as any other nix. Supplemental drivers to support preinstalled or userinstalled operating systems. Sun microsystems ultra 25 service manual pdf download. In a somewhat surprising move and without any notification to customers, oracle shut down public access to firmware downloads. Ild try and run the software under sol 10, chances are that ill work.
Preface use the sun ultra 45 and ultra 25 workstations service and diagnostics manual to replace sun ultra 45 or ultra 25 workstation components and diagnose workstation problems. The ultra 60 is a fairly large and heavy computer workstation in a tower enclosure from sun. How about trying run those machines with aros os,morpos os,they are. Sun microsystems is a vendor of computers, computer components, software, and informationtechnology services, founded in 1982. The sun ultra series is a discontinued line of workstation and server computers developed and sold by sun microsystems, comprising two distinct generations. The ultra 60 is no longer sold new and was replaced by the ultra 45. Unlike the earlier ultra 1, 2 and 5, it is a large tower, resembling a larger version of the sun ultra 10. This site is independently run and in no way represents sun microsystems, inc. Unfortunately dukenuke2 has jumped in and quickly locked the thread without engaging his brain first. For sun sparc enterprise, sun fire, sun blade, sun ultra, netra, and sun netra systems. Being an opensource software developer, i naturally perform all my work on the linux operating system. This software enables the sun ultra 45 and ultra 25 workstation to load an operating system. Sun studio 10, java studio enterprise, and java studio creator are all included with the ultra 3. Oct 24, 2005 the big surprise in terms of software is the inclusion of highend software development tools.1506 1166 733 63 931 1285 736 1212 523 1393 565 176 1622 979 282 567 797 331 747 983 343 460 733 1594 1148 1115 1026 1419 1593 385 546 404 37 843 649 517 1242 536 565