MCB Guru

Teaching OpenSolaris

While looking for some information on OpenSolaris in preparation for my talk this week I came across some excellent material providing backgrounds on OpenSolaris for both instructors and students. The material is part of the Curriculum Development…

Video guide to setting up the X4200

A Sun engineer provides a detailed (and occasionally light-hearted) look at how to set up an X4200 server through a series of video guides on YouTube. Step 1: Anti-Static Setup Step 2: Hard Drive Install Step 3: PCI Card Install Step 4: DVD Instal…

Getting Solaris 10 working in Parallels

I have a few tips on getting Solaris 10 running in a virtual machine within Parallels on an Intel-based Mac OS X box, available through Getting Solaris 10 working in Parallels. I haven’t yet tried it on the MacBook Pro, but then that’s only made i…