Oracle Issues installing Solaris 11 from the live cd

I downloaded the solaris 11 live cd but the gnome desktop always freezes when I'm trying to boot from it. It boots without any errors and works for a short while but then the pointer just get stuck and nothing happens.The computer is a standard x86 PC with a Intel core i7 CPU, x58 chipset and nvidia ...

Oracle Upgrade from Solaris 11 Express to Solaris 11 Release(11/11) ERROR/PROBLEM

I am getting problems upgrading my Oracle Solaris 11 Express production system to Solaris 11.I follow the steps in: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E23824_01/html/E24456/upgrade-2.html#scrolltocBut I'm stuck in this error message:$ pfexec pkg updateCreating Plan / pkg update: No solution was found to sati ...

suse 11.0 GNOME live CD problem

all, it's my first post here, I'm new to linux and desided to go with susse 11.0, so I downloaded the suse 11.0 GNOME live CD i386 and was trying to make it work, but for some reason it gets to black screen with bunch of green or white writing mentions some IP Address then the screen goes black with ...

suse 11.1 gnome slow

Does anyone find suse 11.1 gnome much slower than suse 11.0 gnome? I installed it a few days ago(suse 11.1) and find it incredibly slow for some apps... ...

Installing Oracle 10.2.0.2 on Solaris 11 (Solaris Express) x86

I have a problem with installing oracle on Solaris 11. When I ran installation program I got a message like this: "Wrong version of OS. The version must be 10".Then program finished its work.Is it possible to install Oracle 10.2.0.2 (or another version) on Solaris 11? ...

Oracle 10g Enterprise X86-64 on OPEN SUSE 11.1 gnome

Hidoes anyone have the installation guide for Oracle 10g Enterprise X86-64 on OPEN SUSE 11.1 gnome ?Should I follow the same step as SLES 9.0 and 10.0 for the installation step, or there are any big differences. ...

Oracle How to get Static IP on Solaris 11 Express?

Ok, I am trying to install SunRay Server v5.1. To do that, I first need Static IP. I have problems getting static IP. First, I tried "ipadm" and I could get static ip successfully: How to get static IP in Solaris 11 Express with the new command "ipadm". 192.168.1.1 is the IP adress of my router. 192 ...

Oracle How to install SunRay Server v5.1 on Solaris 11 Express? Static IP?

Ok, I am trying to install SunRay Server v5.1. To do that, I first need Static IP. I have problems getting static IP. First, I tried "ipadm" and I could get static ip successfully: How to get static IP in Solaris 11 Express with the new command "ipadm". 192.168.1.1 is the IP adress of my router. 192 ...

Ubuntu 11.04 & Gnome 3 login screen

well, downloaded and installed Gnome 3 on top of Ubuntu 11.04, Gnome 3's login screen appears and offers the following login options: Robert/Automatic Login/Other. Selection get nothing except the audio signal.Have Login/restart/suspend in the upper right corner. Alt-f2 gets me to root login, except ...

Oracle Disable ipv6 in solaris 11 express (2010.11)

Is there a way to disable ipv6 in Solaris 11 Express? I can unlplumb inet6 interfaces but it created again after reboot. # ifconfig v1 inet6 unplumb # ifconfig lo0 inet6 unplumb # ipadm show-if IFNAME STATE CURRENT PERSISTENT lo0 ok -m-v------4- --- v1 ok bm--------4- -46 # Is there a way to get tha ...

Oracle Cannot connect to network in Solaris 11

I want to install Solaris 11 Express on my x86 system.I'm facing network driver problems.I've 3 network cards:1. Intel(R) 82579V Gigabit Network ConnectionIn Device Driver Utility, This device is displayed as Ethernet controller, Driver is UNK and its highlighted in RED.2. Belkin USB Wireless Adapto ...

Oracle First authorization in Solaris 11

I am beginner in Solaris OS.I am installed Solaris 11 on my computer. When I try to enter in Solaris OS (which I installed) the system offers to enter login and password.I enter login and password of user which I created when I am installing OS. System says wrong . Also I enter login "root" and pass ...

Oracle Can't install solaris 11!!!

I download solaris 11 from oracle for several days,sol-11-exp-201011-repo-full-iso-a.zip and sol-11-exp-201011-repo-full-iso-b.zip,then I use winzip to unzip these two files into sol-11-exp-201011-repo-full-iso-a and sol-11-exp-201011-repo-full-iso-b,then I merge these two files into one,I do it as ...

Oracle How to update to Solaris 11 build 159+

According to the VirtualBox 4.1 changelog there is a Solaris 11 build 159. (http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog)Changes* Solaris hosts: New Crossbow based bridged networking driver for Solaris 11 build 159 and aboveI'm running svn_151a and pkg update says "No updates available for this image." ...

Oracle Solaris 11 Express on Sandy Bridge

I know it's still bleeding edge but what are my chances of getting the latest Solaris 11 Express build running on a Sandy Bridge i5-2400 running a H67 based motherboard – integrated graphics. Will it boot at all? Not too worried about efficiencies as yet, but this is for a NAS build. ...

Ubuntu Samba help 11.04 GNOME

I have a folder "downloads" shared on my XP computer..I am running Ubuntu 11.04 (GNOME) in my laptop. I have installed samba.My windows XP computer does not have a password and only username "VIKRAM".. Usually I press "Enter key" and it goes in.In Gnome , I am able to m ...

Oracle Some improvement to hot plg CPUs and RAM in Solaris 11?

We plan to use Solaris 11 in VMWare environment. As all of you know, you can add CPUs and RAM on the fly depending on the guest operating system. A lot of Windows versions can handle that, and some Linux (64bits based) distros as well.That's not possible in Solaris (at least in Solaris 9 and 10): ht ...

Oracle xauth extract in solaris 11 express

I've just migrated from OpenSolaris 2009.11 to Solaris 11 Express. One of the problems I face is X11 forwarding.I have solved quite a number of problems related to authenticating X11 connections, but I'm still stuck with this one.Now I have a Solaris 11 Express box that I VNC into (using the standar ...

Oracle Solaris 11 Express installer fails to find disks - Dell R5400

I am having a similar problem with the installer like others. In my case it is with Dell equipment instead of IBM.The equipment I am using is Dell R5400 and Optiplex 755. The Optiplex 755 has a OpenSolaris 2009.06 currently running on it.First installation was attempted on the Dell R5400;The Dell R5 ...

Ubuntu 11.04 / Gnome 2.32.1

Ubuntu 11.04 / Gnome 2.32.1What's it called when you drag a window and as the cursor approaches the screen limits a translucent rectangle starts to grow inversely proportional to the distance the mouse cursor is to the screen edge? And more importantly: How do you turn this “feature” off?Not so im ...

Oracle Solaris 11 LDAP Client to 389 DS(Linux)

OK, I've been working on this for a while and getting no where. We have a RHEL 5.4 Linux server running 389 Directory Server as the LDAP server. We're trying to get a new server running Solaris 11 to authenticate to this server. Any links or information you can help to get started? Difficult since m ...

Oracle Issues with logging in to Solaris 11

wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction..I have just loaded Solaris 11 on to my SunFire 280R and am having problems logging on, prompts me for my username and password at ok prompt.Typed these in and get in response: Happy@solaris11 $.What do I do next???, am I being prompted to type ...

Oracle Is not supporting Solaris 11 on V series sensible?

Solaris 11 only to be supported on M and T series. (This may have been announced long ago .. perhaps I was hibernating).Referring to Re: Sun Blade 2000 issue with XVR-1000 graphics card and http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/solaris11/downloads/index-454418.html accessed at time of pos ...

Oracle mDNS/Bonjour port 0 service registration broken on Solaris 11 Express

I'm using Solaris 11 Express on x86-64, and found a pretty bad bug with registering mDNS/Bonjour services. Most service registration works fine, but registering a service that uses port 0 does not work. It claims to work, but the service never gets registered, and can't be browsed for.It's easy to r ...

Oracle Solaris 11 Express Home Server - with ZFS and RAID 1+0

I am building a home storage and media server and would love to have Solaris for its rock solid stability, ZFS and because its UNIX...I do have a background in Systems Administration but not with 11 (I have been mostly in Linux and Windows space).Would I be able to implement a software RAID 1+0 (RAI ...

Oracle Solaris 11 EA : DNS client ignoring secondary nameservers?

Greetings,I'm testing Solaris 11 EA, and have encountered a DNS resolution problem.My configuration is as follows (IP addresses have been modified) :$ svccfg -s network/dns/client listprop configconfig application config/value_authorization astring solaris.smf.value.name-service.dns.clientconfig/dom ...

Oracle will php-5.3 soon available on Solaris 11 ?

i'm using PHP-52 on Solaris 11 Express, but we need 5.3 for a new app. I know i can install it from sources, (http://openscw.org for instance), but i wonde if 53 is planned for Solaris?Or is there an official way to install it on my own, integrating it with the bundled Apache? ...

Oracle slow boot of solaris 11 machine

Thanks in advance.I have Solaris 11 express on Sunfire V250 machine. It has SAN connectivity through fibre channel. I want to configure SAN devices on my own with the help of command devfsadm. For this I created a .so library and put that library at /usr/lib/devfsadm/linkmod/ directory. In the libra ...

Oracle Solaris 11 EA desktop - static IP without NWAM seems impossible

I've just started playing with Solaris 11 EA (build 173).After installing the desktop version (x86 LiveCD) and trying to setup an static IP address I've found that NWAM keeps getting in the way so that I couldn't simply perform the "ipadm create-ip" followed by the "ipadm create-addr".There's someth ...

Oracle Solaris 11 EA server - crash with VirtualBox 4.1.2 on Solaris 11 Express

I've installed Solaris 11 EA (build 173) x86 as a VirtualBox 4.1.2 64-bit guest on a Solaris 11 Express (64-bit).Guest additions were installed on Solaris 11 EA via "pkgadd -d ...".When trying to mount a shared folder ( mount -F vboxfs share mountpoint ) I get a kernel panic (null pointer dereferenc ...

Pre-built Oracle Solaris 11 VM - Invalid md4 checksum for part04

Following the instructions and links available at:Pre-built Oracle Solaris 11 Express Developer Virtual Machine with Oracle Solaris Studio and GNU development toolshttp://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/servers-storage-dev/vms11expstudio-howto-401051.htmlI downloaded all 4 parts for this VM and ...

Oracle Network virtualization doubt on Solaris 11 EA

Still trying Solaris 11 EA (b173), now network virtualization.There are desktop-1 (192.168.0.100/24 on net0) and server-1 (192.168.0.1/24 on net0).server1 has zone-1 (192.168.0.10/24 with vnic1 which is over link net0).From server-1 I can ping both zone-1 and desktop-1.But from zone-1 can't ping des ...

Oracle Solaris 11, OpenSolaris install fails at configuring devices

Hi, Any help would be appreciated, when I attempt to install either OpenSolaris or Solaris 11 the install hangs right after the copyright where normally it would be "configuring devices" . If it is SOL 11 it just hangs if it is OpenSolaris it starts spitting out the following:WARNING: hubdi: cannot ...

Oracle Is it possible to use wi-fi networks without NWAM in Solaris 11 Express?

I have disabled NWAM in Solaris 11 Express and now I'm trying to set up a wi-fi connection with dladm and ipadm only.I reached a point where all seems well configured and I can even ping my on dhcp leased address.But I can't ping the default gateway, for example.I get something such as "Network unre ...

Oracle How to partition disk in Solaris 11

Solaris newby question: I started the live CD of Solaris 11 11/11 in VBox 4.1.4 (host is 64 bit Ubuntu 10.04.3 with 8 GB of RAM) and hit the 'Install' button.Question, how do I format my 30 GB VBox disk so that I have 4 GB of SWAP, 8 GB for OS, and the rest as /u01/opt/ for a future Oracle DB instal ...

Oracle Solaris 11 - can't join AD domain

I've upgraded to Solaris 11 from 11 Express and am trying to join the system to an Active Directory domain. I first joined workgroup, then tried to rejoin the domain, at which time I get the following (names changed to protect the anonymous): myuser@ganesh:~# smbadm join -u "DomainAdmin" lothlorien. ...

Oracle Why is Solaris 11 iso so small ?

This post is not about Solaris 11 express. This is about Solaris 11 released on November 9, 2011I remember download Solaris 10 (august 2011) release for x86_64. It was just above 2gb. Why the newly released Solaris 11's text based Installer is only 430 mb ?http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-st ...

Oracle Solaris 11 livecd Fails to complete installation properly

I recently downloaded the latest Solaris 11.iso file, i can boot and run the live cd fun (i am actually typing this post using solaris 11 live cd). I can also get all the way through the installation set-up. I set-up my hard drive so that Solaris was the second primary partition on the 3rd hard disk ...

Oracle Upgrade from Solaris 11 Express to Solaris 11 Release (11/11); Guide MIA?

Would there be an easy way to upgrade from Solaris 11 Express to Solaris 11 Release (11/11)? The FAQ for Solaris 11 Release has the following hopeful text:Can I upgrade to Oracle Solaris 11 from Oracle Solaris 11 Express or Oracle Solaris 11 Early Adopter?Yes. Customers can upgrade to Oracle Solaris ...

Oracle Solaris 11 Problem with Linux Swap partitions

I've recently tried installing Solaris 11 on a Dell e1405 in a triple boot. While it worked out eventually, it tried installing the OS on the Linux Swap partition. I suppose that's understandable as fdisk suggests that the Linux Swap partition type is also a Solaris partition type. But to complete t ...

Oracle Cant install Solaris 11 x86 in a dell 4600

I had open solaris, i need to install solaris 11 x86. Download the Live Media for x86 didn't workgot the followin message:i takes me to the GNU GRUB version 0.97 I selected the Oracle Solaris 11 11/11 getting the following message:"long mode not supported, rebooting Press any key to reboot"Alsto tri ...

Oracle OpenConnect 3.14 VPN on Solaris 11 - Set up tun device failed

I just installed Solaris 11 (using the live CD) and then OpenConnect 3.14 (from ftp://ftp.infradead.org/pub/openconnect/openconnect-3.14.tar.gz). Then install looks fine (at least to me):root@isol:~# ldd /usr/local/sbin/openconnect + libopenconnect.so.1 => /usr/local/lib/libopenconnect.so.1++ lib ...

Oracle Problems with Solaris 11 11/11

I need your help because I have problems with Solaris 11 11/11 installed in a Dell Latitude E4310.Here, there are the problems:1- No it power off with shutdown or init 5 or init 0 only work well the reboot.2- It can not connect to the wifi with wpa, no receive ip by dhcp, the driver of the card is " ...

Oracle Solaris 11 Installation on KVM/Linux

While I've had some success installing Solaris 11 via KVM on a RHEL 6 platform, Solaris doesn't recognize the default "virtio" hard disk used for KVM. I've had to create a custom virtual IDE hard disk for the Solaris 11 installation.Is that something that Solaris engineers might address in the futur ...

Oracle Where is 32 bit version of Solaris 11

Given the very large number of 32bit x86 machines being used in business, where is the latest Solaris 11 32bit x86 release. A large number of Corporates have no immediate intention to replace perfectly adequate and functioning hardware. If the Oracle decision policy is to remain then where is access ...

Oracle Solaris 11 Live Media: "Live DVD" or "Live CD"

Perhaps this is pedantic, but IMO documentation should be precise. In a lot of the Solaris 11 documentation, there are references to the "Live CD". But standard CDs can contain a maximum of about 700MB. The download associated with the Solaris live media is over 800MB.Therefore, I believe the Solari ...

Oracle Problems after upgrade of Solaris 11 Express

I had a test workstation running Solaris 11 Express. I upgraded it a few days ago, and since then I am having some problems. The release notes say nothing about them, so here we go.1) before the upgrade, my WS got an address via DHCP, and registered its name in the DNS. After the upgrade, it doesn't ...

MySQL 5.5.17 + Solaris 11 + gcc 4.5.2 == inability to build

Hey, guys, could someone take a look please on a http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=63232 ? I guess I'm just the first to report it, but there will be more of this. Here's my problem: Cannot compile mysql-5.5.17 on a Solaris 11. After successful cmakeing I got this on the build stage: root@janus:/home ...

Oracle Boot from san in solaris 11

Thanks in advance.I have a solaris 11 set up with SPARC(sunfire v-250). I wanted to set up a boot from san environment in Solaris 11.1) In solaris 10 I used to do set up using ufsdump command and the further steps. Now in solaris 11 the command ufsdump cannot be used since the native file system has ...

Oracle First Solaris 11 upgrade fails

Trying to update Solaris 11, it says "unable to clone the current boot environment",manual creation gives this:sudo beadm create test _update_vfstab: failed to open vfstab (/tmp/.be.5Saiwr/etc/vfstab): No such file or directorybe_copy: failed to update new BE's vfstab (test)be_copy: destroying parti ...