If you install one or more of a specific set of European locales, the system might not display any characters outside of the English or European character set in the UTF-8 codeset of the locale. This problem occurs under the following conditions.
You install one or more of the following locales.
Middle East/Israel (ISO8859-8)
Northern Africa/Egypt (ISO8859-6)
Eastern Europe/Russia (ISO8859-5)
Eastern Europe/Turkey (ISO8859-9)
South America/Brazil (ISO8859-1)
Central Europe/Poland (ISO8859-2)
You install no other locales on the system.
Workaround: Choose one of the following workarounds.
During the installation, install both the en_US.UTF-8 North America/U.S.A. locale and the European locale that you want on the system.
After the installation is completed, use the pkgadd command to add the following packages to your system.
SUNW5ttf - Traditional Chinese BIG5 True Type Fonts Package
SUNWcttf - Simplified Chinese (EUC) True Type Fonts
SUNWiiimr - Internet/Intranet Input Method Framework Package (Root)
SUNWiiimu - Internet/Intranet Input Method Framework Package (Usr)
SUNWinleu - Indic Locale Environment User Files
SUNWinlex - Indic Language Environment user files (64-bit)
SUNWinttf - Indic True Type Fonts
SUNWjxcft - Japanese Required TrueType Font
SUNWkttf - Korean True Type Fonts
SUNWtleu - Thai Locale Environment User Files
SUNWtleux - Thai Language Environment user files (64-bit)
These packages are available from the Solaris_9/Product directory on the Solaris 9 9/02 Software 1 of 2 CD or CD image.
For example, if you install the Solaris 9 9/02 operating environment from the Solaris 9 9/02 Software 1 of 2 CD, type the following commands.
# cd /cdrom/cdrom0/Solaris_9/Product # pkgadd -d . SUNW5ttf # pkgadd -d . SUNWcttf
Repeat the pkgadd command for each package in the previous list.