Hardware Support - Sun Microsystems

CDRS and Network Animator 2001 Click here for operating system requirements
Machine O/S Graphics Hardware Driver Versiona Date Supported or Certified Release Datecode Status
UNIX
Ultra 80 Solaris 8 Expert3D       Certified
Expert3D-Lite       Certified
Solaris 7 Expert3D       Certified
Expert3D-Lite       Certified
Solaris 2.6 Expert3D       Certified
Expert3D-Lite       Certified
Ultra 60 Solaris 8 Expert3D       Certified
Expert3D-Lite       Certified
Elite3D       Certified
Creator3D       Certified
Solaris 7 Expert3D       Certified
Expert3D-Lite       Certified
Elite3D       Certified
Creator3D       Certified
Solaris 2.6 Expert3D       Certified
Expert3D-Lite       Certified
Elite3D       Certified
Creator3D       Certified
Ultra 30
Ultra 10
Ultra 2
Ultra 1
Solaris 8 Elite3D       Certified
Expert3D       Certified
Solaris 7 Elite3D       Certified
Expert3D       Certified
Solaris 2.6 Elite3D       Certified
Expert3D       Certified
NOTES
  • Solaris OpenGL 1.1.2 or above is required.
  • Window manager is CDE. Graphics software is OpenGL.

Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Click here for operating system requirements
Machine O/S Graphics Hardware Driver Version Date Supported or Certified Release Datecode Status
UNIX
SunBlade-2500 Solaris 8 XVR-1200 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   03-Dec-03 2003250 Certified
XVR-600 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   03-Dec-03 2003250 Certified
SunBlade-1500 Solaris 8 XVR-1200 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   03-Dec-03 2003250 Certified
XVR-600 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   03-Dec-03 2003250 Certified
XVR-500 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   12-Aug-03 2003250 Certified
SunBlade-2000 Solaris 9 XVR-1200 (Open GL 1.3 or later)   13-Mar-03 2002490 Certified
XVR-500 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   13-Mar-03 2002490 Certified
Solaris 8 XVR-1200 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   13-Mar-03 2002490 Certified
XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
XVR-500 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   13-Mar-03 2002490 Certified
Expert3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D-Lite   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
SunBlade-1000 Solaris 8 (10/100) XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
XVR-500 (Solaris 8 or later, OpenGL 1.2.1 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D-Lite   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
SunBlade-150 Solaris 8 (02/02) XVR-500 (Solaris 8 or later, OpenGL 1.2.1 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
SunBlade-100 Solaris 8 (10/100) Expert3D-Lite   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Ultra 80
Ultra 60
Solaris 8 XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 (or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D-Lite   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 7 XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 (or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D-Lite   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 2.6 XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 (or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D-Lite   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Ultra 10 Solaris 8 Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 7 Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 2.6 Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Ultra 450 Servers E250, E450, E3000, E3500, E4500, E5500, E6500 Solaris 8 N/A   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 7 N/A   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 2.6 N/A   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
NOTES
  • Window managers are Gnome and CDE
  • Graphics software is OpenGL and X Windows
Pro/MECHANICA Wildfire Click here for operating system requirements
Machine O/S Graphics Hardware Driver Version Date Supported or Certified Release Datecode Status
UNIX
SunBlade-2500 Solaris 8 XVR-1200 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   03-Dec-03 2003250 Certified
XVR-600 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   03-Dec-03 2003250 Certified
SunBlade-1500 Solaris 8 XVR-1200 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   03-Dec-03 2003250 Certified
XVR-600 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   03-Dec-03 2003250 Certified
XVR-500 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   12-Aug-03 2003250 Certified
SunBlade-2000 Solaris 9 XVR-1200 (Open GL 1.3 or later)   13-Mar-03 2002490 Certified
XVR-500 (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   13-Mar-03 2002490 Certified
Solaris 8 XVR-1200 (Open GL 1.3 or later)   13-Mar-03 2002490 Certified
XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
XVR-500a (OpenGL 1.3 or later)   13-Mar-03 2002490 Certified
Expert3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
SunBlade-1000 Solaris 8 (10/100) XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
XVR-500a (OpenGL 1.2.1 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Expert3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
SunBlade-150 Solaris 8 (02/02) XVR-500 (Solaris 8 or later, OpenGL 1.2.1 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
SunBlade-100 Solaris 8 (10/100) Expert3D-Lite   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Ultra 60 Solaris 8 XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 7 XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 2.6 XVR-1000 (Solaris 8 10/01 or later, OpenGL 1.2.3 or later)   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Ultra 10 Solaris 8 Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 7 Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Solaris 2.6 Elite3D   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
Creator3D Series 3   16-Aug-02 2002280 Supported
NOTES
  1. Pro/MECHANICA independent mode is supported in X-Windows only. Integrated mode is supported in OpenGL and X-Windows.
  • Graphics software is OpenGL and X-Windows.

Operating System Requirements

The tables below provide information about Sun software and maintenance releases that may be required to run PTC software with different versions of Solaris.

Solaris 9 Requirements

The following patches are required for all products and graphics

Patch Description
113228-01 Locale patch (required only when using European locales)

The following patches are required for Pro/ENGINEER only

Patch Description
112785-25 Xsun patch

Solaris 8 Requirements

The following patches are required for all products and graphics

Patch Description
108434-01 C++ Runtime library patch
108576-02 Expert3D patch for Solaris 8
112628-05 Sun OpenGL 1.2.3 patch (32 bit)
112629-05 Sun OpenGL 1.2.3 patch (64 bit)
109543-09 Sun OpenGL 1.2.1 patch
108131-08 Sun OpenGL 1.2 patch
107104-10 Sun OpenGL 1.1.2 patch
109778-08 Locale patch (required only when using European locales)
108652-72 Xsun patch
112003-03
Locale patch (required only when using en_US.ISO8859-15 (8-bit ASCII) or European locales)
108940-12 Motif patch for Solaris 8

The following patches are required for Pro/ENGINEER only

Patch Description
108435-04 64-bit C++ runtime library patch

Solaris 7 Requirements

The following patches are required for all products and graphics

Patch Description
106327-08 C++ Runtime library patch
108787-01 Expert3D patch for Solaris 7
109543-09 Sun OpenGL 1.2.1 patch
108131-08 Sun OpenGL 1.2 patch
107104-10 Sun OpenGL 1.1.2 patch
107081-25 Motif patch for Solaris 7
108376-37 X-Server Patch for Solaris 7
109108-02 gtk/gdk zh_TW.BIG5 locale library patch (required only when using this locale)
109110-02 gtk/gdk zh_TW.BIG5 locale library patch (required only when using this locale)

The following patches are required for Pro/ENGINEER only

Patch Description
106300-12 64-bit C++ runtime library patch

The following patches are required for Pro/INTRALINK only

Patch Description
107544-03 1/usr/lib/fs/ufs/fsck patch
106541-17 1Kernel update patch
106980-17 Libthread Patch
107636-08 X Input & Output Method Patch
107656-07 2OpenWindows 3.6.1 libXt Patch
107081-37 Motif 1.2.7 and 2.1.1: Runtime library patch for Solaris 7
109112-01 gtk/gdk zh_TW.BIG5 locale library patch (required only when using this locale)
NOTES
  1. pre-requisite for 106980-16
  2. pre-requisite for 107081-37

Solaris 2.6 Requirements

The following patches are required for all products and graphics

Patch Description
105633-30 X-Server patch
105591-07 C++ runtime library patch

The following patches are required for Pro/ENGINEER only

Patch Description
105284-31 Motif patch - Pro/ENGINEER
105591-09 C++ runtime library patch

The following patches are required for Pro/INTRALINK only

Patch Description
106125-09 Patchadd patch - Install BEFORE Solaris 2.6 kernel patch 105181
105181-17 Kernel patch
107733-09 Linker Patch
105568-23 /usr/lib/libthread.so.1 patch
105210-38 libaio, libc & watchmalloc patch
106040-17 X Input & Output Method Patch
106409-01 2Fixes the Chinese TrueType fonts
108091-03 3SunOS 5.6: ssJDK1.2.1_03 fails with fatal error in ISO8859-01 Locales
106429-02 4SunOS 5.6: /kernel/drv/mm patch
105181-29 SunOS 5.6: Kernel update patch (recommended)
105669-10 CDE 1.2: libDTSvc Patch (dtmail) (recommended)
105284-46 Motif 1.2.7: Runtime library patch(recommended)
NOTES
  1. required to display Traditional Chinese characters in Swing applications.
  2. (108091-03 or newer) is required for any locale which uses the ISO8859-1 or ISO8859-15 character encoding.
  3. pre-requisite for 105181-28

The following patches are required for CDRS only

Patch Description
106735-11 CDRS only with OpenGL 1.1.2
108131-02 CDRS only with OpenGL 1.2

The following patches are required for Creator 3D graphics only

Patch Description
105360-33 Pro/ENGINEER only
109543-11 Pro/ENGINEER only, vertex array patch for OpenGL 1.2.1
108131-16 Pro/ENGINEER only vertex array patch for OpenGL 1.2
105361-11 Pro/ENGINEER only

The following patches are required for Elite3D m3 and Elite3D m6 graphics only

Patch Description
105361-03 Required
105363-11 Required

The following patches are required for Expert3D and Expert3D-Lite graphics only

Patch Description
108788-14 Expert3D patch for Solaris 2.6
108787-14 Expert3D patch for Solaris 7
108576-21 Expert3D patch for Solaris 8
109543-09 Sun OpenGL 1.2.1 patch
108131-08 Sun OpenGL 1.2 patch
106735-16 Sun OpenGL 1.1.2 patch
NOTES
  1. Expert3D and Expert3D-Lite graphics are not supported with XGL.
  2. XGL is not supported starting with Solaris 8. Use Sun OpenGL instead.
  3. Ultra 10 and Ultra 60 require Solaris 2.6 HW 3/98 or later.
  4. Elite 3D graphics require Solaris 2.6 HW 3/98 or later.
  5. The PHOTORENDER module requires 24-bit graphics on UNIX workstations. Creator, Creator 3D, and Elite 3D are 24-bit graphics accelerators.
  6. All versions of Solaris require the optional font package SUNWxwoft.
  7. Starting with the 2001 release, Pro/ENGINEER only supports OpenGL (version 1.2 or later) and X-Windows graphics on Solaris.
  8. Refer to the Sun "PTC Applications on Sun FAQ" located on the World Wide Web http://www.sun.com/technical-computing/ISV/PTCFaq.html for Sun recommended configuration information.
  9. Xinerama is now supported under Solaris 8 and Solaris 7, with two Expert3D or Expert3D-Lite cards and two monitors, using OpenGL 1.2.1. Xinerama is an X-window extension to use multiple graphics cards as one large, high resolution, virtual display on a Sun system
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