[rescue] Sol9 on old x86

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Wed Sep 22 09:03:49 CDT 2004

On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 01:00:49AM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo 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 know that some people (DaveM) would say otherwise, but I think that
Solaris 9 is still quite usable on a dual SM71 machine.  Certainly as
usable as Irix 6.5.20 on a R5k/180.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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