[rescue] Sol9 on old x86

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed Sep 22 05:28:24 CDT 2004

Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at mail.zill.net> wrote:
> Am I imagining things, or does Solaris 9 scream on old SMP x86
> hardware (once you get through the travails of installing it)? I
> loaded up an old Intel "server" board with 2 PII-400s and was very
> pleasantly surprised.

I suspect I've got that exact same setup for my fileserver. It is
likewise rather nippy, thanks to being filled with RAM and having a
hardware SCSI RAID controller added.

Unsurprisingly, it wipes the floor with "faster" IDE-based systems.

PGP key ID E85DC776 - finger abuse at mooli.org.uk for full key

More information about the rescue mailing list