[rescue] scripted patch access [was: Operating system for Axil 320]

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Mon Jun 11 15:44:51 CDT 2007

" From: Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at zill.net>
" On Jun 11, 2007, at 3:26 PM, Sandwich Maker wrote:
" > " From: ajones <ascii.letter at gmail.com>
" > "
" > " Solaris 8 (and its patches, IIRC) still available for download  
" > " directly from Sun.  http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/8/
" >
" > they've changed patch access to something requiring a sunsolve account
" > and password.  i have one [for a long time] and can d/l patches in my
" > browser, but i can't get their getsolpatch.sh script to work; wget
" > []
" I would email Jonathan Schwartz directly.  Will probably get some  
" attention.  I emailed him a while back and did eventually get a  
" response.
" Not being web-enabled is a bad thing in the "new" Sun, isn't it?

yupper!  i thought it was a step back when they disabled anon-ftp
access; you could work that with just what was on the os install cds.
now you may have to get on the web in unpatched config to install s/w
needed to access patches.

" http://blogs.sun.com/jonathan/

i don't see his email anywhere there, only links to post blog
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