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Need SunOS software for Serial Parallel Controller

Discussion in 'Sun Hardware' started by Randy Graves, Apr 14, 2004.

  1. Randy Graves

    Randy Graves Guest

    We recently unearthed an ancient SPARCstation 1 in order to develop a
    new version of an old project. Unfortunately, it has suffered terminal
    disk failure in storage. We have transplanted its 501-1931 Serial
    Parallel Controller to a spare SPARCstation 2. Unfortunately, we cannot
    locate the SunOS 4.1 STC Driver/Install Script/Config Script "release
    media" diskette in order to load it onto the "new" host. Can anybody
    point me to a source for this driver/script software?

    Randy Graves
    Sonatech, Inc.
    Randy Graves, Apr 14, 2004
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  2. Randy Graves

    Greg Andrews Guest

    Install Solaris 2.6 or 7 (and possibly 8), and the driver for the
    501-1931 SPC card comes bundled with the operating system.

    Greg Andrews, Apr 14, 2004
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  3. Randy Graves

    Randy Graves Guest

    Thanks for the suggestion, but our existing application won't run on
    Solaris 2.*, since it relies on SunOS BSD idiosyncrasies. Any other
    suggestions, given that constraint?
    Randy Graves, Apr 15, 2004
  4. What are those idiosyncrasies?

    Solaris 2 has a SunOS 4 binary compatibility mode, with SunOS 4
    libraries, and will run SunOS 4 binaries as is, unless they do
    something peculiar.

    Have you actually tried to run it on Solaris 2?

    Thomas Tornblom, Apr 15, 2004
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