Solaris and your random x86 hardware…

By , October 31, 2006 03:22


there no longer is an excuse not to at least check out Solaris on your random x86 hardware.

Just check the availability of the drivers for your hardware by simply running a small Java Applet. It even lists non-Sun drivers and provides the links to the appropriate pages.

So, here it is:

And here’s, what it looks like on my old “Aldi”-PC:

And here’s, what it looks like on my Toshiba Tecra M2:

The thing, that makes my curious with the M2 is the fact, that the M2 does contain more devices, which are ignored here:

  • There is a PCIbased SD-Card slot (NO, it’s not USB based!)
  • There is an InfraRed Device

One Response to “Solaris and your random x86 hardware…”

  1. iwan rahabok says:

    Tx. I’ve made some documentation on the tools at

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