Jan 212008
 

As you are aware of, every Operating System has a Hardware Compatibility List (HCL). The Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) identifies hardware that is compatible with the Operating System and provides information about available software support.

Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) for Solaris 10 OS:

http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/hcl/data/sol/

There are totally 906 system which includes OEM & System Vendor Products, VMWare,Servers, Desktops, Laptops andMotherboards and 1568 system components

Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) for Solaris Express Developer Edition:

http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/hcl/data/sx/

This includes 975 Systems and 1602 system components

Jan 212008
 

The Sun Device Detection Tool can help you to determine if the Devices on the system is detected by the Sun Solaris Operating System.
If your device or system is already on the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) then this may not be necessary. Click here for the HCL in Sun Solaris.

However, there is no harm in running the tool. The tool also allows you to submit the device to HCL under the Reported to Work Function (RWF).

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Jan 212008
 

Solaris Operating System for x86 Installation Check Tool checks the system on which you try to install the operating system and report if the system can run the Sun solaris OS properly.
The download is a simple ISO file which then needs to burnt onto a CD to create a boot CD. Once created, start the X86 system with the CD. The ISO can be downloaded from here.

For Sun Solaris Express Edition, click here

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