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Topic Title: Solaris on AMD64 Athlon Processor (2800+)
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Created On: 11/21/2005 12:55 PM
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 11/21/2005 12:55 PM
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ssv280hyd
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I bought an assembled desktop system comprising Gigabyte K8 Triton Motherboard, AMD 64 Athlon Processor(2800+,Socket 754) model,512 MB DDR, 80GB HDD, ATX Cabinet and other necessary things.

Now what i would like to know is:
1. Can I install Solaris OS on this System?? I tried checking the AMD site but it doesnt mention anything about Solaris OS.
2. How would I know whether this hardware is supported or not???
3. Is there ne specific site mentioning these details and other issues if any?

Thanx in advance. If there is any information missing from my side pertaining to the System description pls feel free to ask me.

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 11/22/2005 10:58 PM
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Iv'e never used Solaris, but Sun Microsystems claims it's available for x86 systems including optimisation of the AMD Opteron. Here's some more info from Sun:

Solaris 10 info http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/platform_choice.jsp' ">http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/platform_choice.jsp

Solaris 10 FAQ http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/faqs/index.jsp#q_6' ">http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/faqs/index.jsp#q_6

Solaris 9 & 10 Hardware Compatibility Lists http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/hcl/' ">http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/hcl/

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. AMD CPU Data: http://www.tomshardware.com/20.../amd...ult/page23.html & http://www.amdboard.com/amdid.html
. Belarc Advisor: http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html
. GPU Comparison for Laptops: <a href="http://www.notebookche
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