[rescue] Sun wants money for patch bundles?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri Apr 13 16:26:52 CDT 2007

>From: Andrew Gaylard <ag at computer.org>
>Date: 2007/04/13 Fri PM 02:38:14 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: [rescue] Sun wants money for patch bundles?

>Hello all,
>It's been 6 months since I last patched my Netra-J running Solaris 9.
>So off I go to sun.com, click around, and try downloading the patch bundle.
>But I get a message saying something like "you must have a contract to
>Are they serious?  Or have I done something wrong?
>For a hobbyist, there's no way I'm shelling out $240 per year for their

Not sure about the free support ID, but the 3 year support contract that came with my Ultra 20 allows me access to everything... That compares favorably to $240/year ($845 list for lowest priced Ultra 20, but I don't know if they still include 3 years support access for the hardware)...


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