Lamar Owen wrote:
Wow, thanks Lamar. *That's* about as good an offer as I was hoping for.On Wednesday 15 January 2003 09:20, Justin Clift wrote:Sound like a plan? Will also need someone else with a Solaris 8 SPARC system to try the packages out too, just in case there are weird library dependencies happening that might catch us out.
I have access to several (two dozen) currently unused Ultra30 systems. I can install Sol8 on one and Sol9 on another and provide ssh access (once I figure out how to get ssh working on Solaris) to you, once I know your static IP address or subnet range. It may be a few days to a week before I can do the actual installation, however.
Mark, I can still teach you how to package stuff if you want. In this instance, having direct remote access to systems and being able to ensure things are 100% fresh and correct is that bit safer, as well as having other systems to test against.
The easiest way to get OpenSSH up and running on a new Solaris box is to follow the instructions at:
He provides packages there for just about everything, although you will need to download the official Solaris patch from the sunsolve.sun.com site that adds the /dev/random and urandom devices to the device tree. It's all pretty straightforward. :-)
Can't wait! (But am going to have to). ;-)
Regards and best wishes,
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who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the
first group; there was less competition there."
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