[CentOS] Network tuning for working with very old Solaris

Wade Hampton wadehamptoniv at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 22:02:42 UTC 2010


Thanks.  I'll try it on Monday when I get back to the machine.

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 2:45 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> Wade Hampton wrote:
>> Trying ndd /dev/elx \? results in "couldn't push module 'elx'.....
>> so no idea how to tune it.  I can run ndd /dev/ip \?  and I get
>> a list of tuneables....
>>
>
> i'm pretty sure its /dev/elx0 or /dev/elx1 or whatever and not just /dev/elx
>
> oldest sol box I still have warm is sol9 on a v240 (dual ultrasparc
> III), with a bge, and it for sure wants /dev/bge0
>
> we never ran much solaris x86 prior to solaris 10, the hardware support
> was too sketchy for us.
>
>> I've been copying data TO the Solaris box for years without
>> problems (it is a test machine).  However, when I try to get
>> data back to my Linux server, the Solaris server seems to
>> lose its networking and I have to reboot it.
>>
>
> FWIW, I *never* liked 3Com adapters, I never understood why they were so
> popular with the PC crowd.
>
>
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