[rescue] Sol9 on old x86

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Wed Sep 22 10:55:11 CDT 2004

> From: Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net>
> Date: 2004/09/22 Wed PM 02:03:49 GMT
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Sol9 on old x86

> 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.

I suspect that DaveM would agree, for a sufficently "trim" install of Solaris 9, and that the machine is run as a server/headless and has ample RAM for the required task...

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