Updates will be sporadic..

Posted by Bill Bradford on Jun 21, 2009

My wife passed away suddenly, unexpectedly at the age of 34 on Tuesday the 16th of June. I’ll not be updating SunHELP for a couple of weeks at least, while I deal with the situation.

NYT: Sun cancels “Rock” CPU

Posted by Bill Bradford on Jun 16, 2009

According to this article in the New York Times, Sun may have stopped development of the “Rock” CPU ahead of its acquisition by Oracle. However, some of the comments indicate otherwise.

Sun announces stockholder meeting for Oracle acquisition vote

Posted by Bill Bradford on Jun 8, 2009

Sun has announced that a special stockholder meeting will be held on July 16, 2009.

This meeting is for a vote on the adoption of the merger agreement entered into by and among Sun, Oracle Corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle, providing for the proposed acquisition of Sun by Oracle.

OpenSolaris 2009.06 Released

Posted by Bill Bradford on Jun 1, 2009

Sun has released the latest version of the OpenSolaris operating system, version 2009.06. You can get it here.

This release incorporates the networking stack improvements brought by Sun’s Project Crossbow and finally adds SPARC system/processor support.