[rescue] Q: best OS for Netra X1

Ahmed Ewing aewing at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 02:03:21 CDT 2007

On 3/30/07, Micah R Ledbetter <vlack-lists at vlack.com> wrote:
> On Mar 30, 2007, at 01:24, Ahmed Ewing wrote:
> > On 3/30/07, Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at zill.net> wrote:
> >> Any reason to put anything other than Solaris 10 on a Netra X1?
> >
> > Here's a good writeup on installing Linux on the X1, complete with
> > (snip)
> > And here is another one dealing with the X1 and FreeBSD (presumably,
> > Net / Open should not be far off, but I'm admittedly not very
> >
> >> Purpose: to hold 2 RAID1'ed 120GB drives for backup, and to handle
> >> email.
> ZFS kicks RAIDframe and mdadm in the face. Just sayin'. :)
> (It probably doesn't matter too very much for RAID-1, but it still
> does have some nice conveniences, like NFS sharing, quotas, and so
> forth that are all integrated and easy to use.)

Sorry, let me clarify--ZFS is the truth! I'll be the first to say
that. I'm not promoting Linux/*BSD over it at all... I just happened
to find the HOWTO links quickly and passed them along, forgetting the
original question was for a "best" suggestion.


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