[rescue] libpthread.a on Solaris 8?

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Sat May 24 00:04:22 CDT 2003

On Sat, May 24, 2003 at 01:00:03AM -0400, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> I don't see why you couldn't boot an install CD, or a netboot
> environment, and access your compiled binary through the net, 
> floppy, or cd, without putting anything onto the drives.
> I'd suggest a netboot environment as you can have everything the
> way you want including your binary and all, and have everything
> preset...  just boot net, and restore your machine.  After
> setting up several boxes using Jumpstart, I wouldn't go back to
> a CD install.... don't know why the CD install has to be so
> inefficient.... but the Jumpstart way is much faster (even on a
> 10Mbit network).

Very true, when the resources to do it are available.  A shop with only
a single Solaris box and a buttload of NT servers and Windows clients
(for example) may not have that option.

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