Sun Fire X4600 M2


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Dec 16, 2019
South Africa
I recently acquired a Sun Fire X4600 M2 and here are some pics of the machine:

I have Solaris 11.4 up and running on my newly acquired Sun Fire X4600 M2:

The DVD-ROM in the unit doesn't appear to be working properly, so I couldn't use a DVD ISO to carry out the install! (I'll have to source another drive some time.)

I therefore had to create a bootable USB Solaris 11 text install. (all of the information required to accomplish this can be found in the link below)

I then upgraded the text install with a GUI, by following the steps shown in this video:

Here's a video giving you a short overview of this machine:

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