SUMMARY: Attach PC monitor to an Ultra-10 (Solaris 2.7)

From: George P. <>
Date: Tue Apr 01 2003 - 21:03:33 EST
The resolution settings on my framebuffer were not supported by my PC
monitor.  I ended up using m64config to change them.

On a remote terminal (as root), I did the following:

m64config -res 1280x1024x75 try

I would like to thank the following people for their replies:

Ric Anderson <ric@Opus1.COM>
Hichael Morton <>

On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, George P. wrote:

> Hi all,
> How do I attach a PC monitor to an Ultra-10 running Solaris 2.7? (monitor
> model is 18" NEC/Mitsubishi LCD1850E LCD Flat-Panel Display 1280x1024)
> I connected the PC monitor to the SUN PCI card, but the computer doesn't
> "see" it until I physically remove the SUN Creator 3D graphics card.  Is
> there a way to be avoid the removal of the SUN graphics card?  After
> removing the SUN card, the SUN booting messages appear properly on the PC
> monitor, but right before the system is up, I get the following warning:
> Warning: There are no 'nf' devices plumbed and up
>           Unable to start NF FDDI SMT/SNM daemon.
> Warning: There are no 'pf' devices plumbed and up
>           Unable to start PF FDDI SMT/SNM daemon.
> Also, when I try to load openwindows, the screen flickers and at that
> point I just have to kill the process remotely.
> Also, how do I attach a PC monitor to an Ultra-5 running Solaris 2.7?
> Thank you very much for your input.  Please, let me know if you need me to
> provide additional info.
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