[rescue] Replacing Solaris Express

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sat Nov 14 10:29:17 CST 2009

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 12:44:02AM -0500, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> Joshua Boyd wrote:
> > So, now that there won't be anymore releases of Solaris Express, is
> > there an equivelent OpenSolaris replacement?
> > 
> > Obviously there is 9.06, but I want to know where to go for a new DVD
> > image built every 2 weeks or so.  
> > 
> > Especially since I can't easily install 9.06 on any of my SPARCs 
> > at home, and I would presume that if they were making fresh DVD images,
> > that this issue would be fixed there prior to 10.02, plus it might be
> > nice to get dedup earlier as well.
> Sounds like it is time to setup a network boot server; although they
> have changed this from the earlier netboot in some fashion as well.

I have a network boot server, and I think the changes they made to
network booting are part of the problem with 9.06 on older hardware.

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