Archive for the 'Unfinished' Category

How to overclock your Sun UltraSPARC box.

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

Right off the bat, I’m going to tell you that following the tips in this tutorial is probably a bad idea. For the love of everything that is sacred, read the disclaimer page. It’s important to note that raising the clock speed of any machine (not just Sun machines) generally raises it’s heat output, so […]

I have a Cable Modem or DSL connection (or some type of broadband) and I am using a router/sharing device (i.e. Linksys, Netgear, UGate, etc…) to hook up several PCs to my broadband connection. How do I add my Sun box to the network so I can surf the web and check email from it, etc?

Monday, January 7th, 2008

UNFINISHED: – re-read and complete A: This solution is assuming you don’t have a configured network connection on your Sun box. It will start you from the very beginning, undoing any configuration that has been previously done. Make sure you’ve got a network cable plugged into your hub/router before starting. NOTE: This solution is assuming […]

I’m trying to use vi, but instead of clearing the screen and allowing me to view my file, it jumbles the file and none of the commands react as expected; or in more general terms, “In console (command line) mode, I’m trying to use any application that requires use of the full screen (SunVTS, vi, etc) and when I launch it, it doesn’t correctly show the entire screen. It looks like a garbled version of the application I’m trying to use.”

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

A: If you are using CDE, Gnome or another GUI, you should not be experiencing this problem. If you are, I’m not quite sure what the problem is, but this solution probably won’t help you. Still, you’re free to try. This solution is only needed by those either consoled into a machine via a null […]

How do I make my own RJ-11 or RJ-45 cable?

Monday, July 9th, 2007

NOTE: Article not complete. Coming soon: Photos Links to pinouts for specific cable types A: You’re going to need a few items: RJ-11 or RJ-45 crimper with built in cable cutter RJ-11 or RJ-45 connector tips a resource to look up the proper pinouts for the cable you’re making After you’ve got the necessary items […]