[rescue] libpthread.a on Solaris 8?
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
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Sat May 24 01:16:20 CDT 2003
Well... I'm going out on a limb here... but if you can get all the
necessary programs under win32, Solaris isn't going to care where it
You would need a rarpd somewhere, tftp server, nfs server, and
I'm sure rarpd is easy if NT doesn't have this ability as a service
already (I'm not an NT expert), nfs is available, tftp server is definately
available... that leaves bootparamd ... I wouldn't be surprised if someone
You won't have the benefit of the setup scripts that configure all these
pieces for you, but you could do it.... after all Solaris just sees it
all as a network.... wether a Cray supercomputer, Sun, or Timex Sinclair
would be serving up the stuff, the Sun box won't care.
>Date: Sat, 24 May 2003 01:04:22 -0400
>From: Phil Stracchino <alaric at caerllewys.net>
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>Subject: Re: [rescue] libpthread.a on Solaris 8?
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>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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