[rescue] Solaris 10 on Sun Hardware

Mark T. Valites valites at geneseo.edu
Wed Feb 11 16:05:32 CST 2004

On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Gary Nichols wrote:

> On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> > Isn't that the distribution that has you compile everything locally?
> Honestly, if you do a state3 install it's not bad at all.  I use a U1
> running gentoo as a primary server and it does just fine.

A stage 1 gentoo install on my U5 440Mhz with 190 MB of RAM took 25 hours
of initial install and compile time. Frankly, I'm having difficulties
seeing a speed improvement over my 400 Mhz U5, 256MB RAM running Debian.
YMMV of course...

Mark T. Valites
Unix Systems Analyst
CIT - SUNY Geneseo
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