no power to Space Traveler on Sun Blade 2500

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James Capp
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no power to Space Traveler on Sun Blade 2500

Post by James Capp » Mon May 21, 2007 5:53 am

I've been trying to install a Space Traveler but have had no luck. I can't even get it to power up. I've installed the driver and I've also followed directions to run a script to modify my USB port but that didn't seem to work.

I also read that I might need an additional power adapter.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Jim

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Post by crobl » Mon May 21, 2007 9:00 am

Hi Jim,

we also do have a Sun Blade 2500 here in our lab. So we should get your SpaceTraveler to work! :wink:

What is your Solaris version?
In /dev/usb is there a new entry 46d.c623 (directory) when your SpaceTraveler is plugged in or are there any changes in /dev/usb if you connect/disconnect your SpaceTraveler?
Does this SpaceTraveler work on other machines?


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Christian Robl
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Post by James Capp » Mon May 21, 2007 10:33 am

Christian,

Here is what I get with a uname command: Generic_108528-29.

I don't see that new entry in /dev/usb nor do I see anything happen when I disconnect and connect it. Below is a list of /dev/usb if it helps.

I don't have an opportunity to try it elsewhere.

Thanks,
Jim

capp-sb16:/dev/usb>ls -ltr
total 22
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 46 Jan 28 2005 hub5 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/usb@a/hub@2:devctl
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 46 Jan 28 2005 hub4 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/pci@4/usb@8,2:hubd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 46 Jan 28 2005 hub3 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/pci@4/usb@8,1:hubd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 44 Jan 28 2005 hub2 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/pci@4/usb@8:hubd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 40 Jan 28 2005 hub1 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/usb@b:devctl
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 40 Jan 28 2005 hub0 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/usb@a:devctl
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 38 May 18 15:26 hub8 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/usb@b:hubd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 38 May 18 15:26 hub7 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/usb@a:hubd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 46 May 21 08:18 hub6 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/usb@b/hub@1:devctl
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 53 May 21 08:18 hid1 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/usb@b/hub@1/mouse@1:mouse
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 59 May 21 08:18 hid0 -> ../../devices/pci@1e,600000/usb@b/hub@1/keyboard@2:keyboard

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Post by James Capp » Mon May 21, 2007 11:18 am

Christian,

If I do a uname -rs I get: SunOS 5.8

Jim

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Post by ngomes » Mon May 28, 2007 8:55 am

Hi James Capp,

Power should not be an issue with a USB device. It is more likely that you need to install the required patches for Solaris 8.

Please check the installation instructions for Solaris. You will find as a download in the same page as the Solaris driver package. Go to the download software page and follow the directions.
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Post by crobl » Mon Jun 04, 2007 3:02 am

Hi James,

sorry for being late answering you!

Have you installed the patch "#109896-30 (requires #108725-15) or later" for Solaris 8? It looks like the device is not recognised by the system. On the other hand, there should be at least an additional entry like "hid2" or something like that, if you have your SpaceTraveler plugged in. This should be gone if you unplug the device again.

Please make sure you have the patched installed! Please also try the script
(http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/scripts/sun ... config.txt) again.


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Christian Robl
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