[rescue] OS recommendations for Sun Fire V210
barryc at rjlsystems.com
Tue Jun 29 11:46:35 CDT 2010
There are reasons that Solaris has become known, in some circles, by the
On 06/29/2010 12:32 PM, Andrew Sporner wrote:
> It does perform much better! I have also an Ultra-60 and it was horrible
> Solaris 10--but FreeBSD -- HUGE WIN! It made the decision to use FreeBSD
> (6.4 presently) an easy one.
> I don't know if there is support for multi-core didn't check.
> On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 6:09 PM, Brian Howe<bwhowe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm a huge fan of FreeBSD over Solaris. I have a V100 sitting in my office
>> running (w/o X) as a file server and samba pdc. Couldn't be happier with
>> On Jun 29, 2010, at 7:49 AM, John Floren wrote:
>>> It looks like I'll be buying a Sun Fire V210 this afternoon; two
>>> 1.34GHz processors, 4 GB of RAM for $50, plus a 300 GB hard drive I
>>> picked up from a friend. At the price there's no way I can resist.
>>> I'm wondering about your opinions on running Solaris 9 vs Solaris 10
>>> vs, say, FreeBSD. How would the Oracle takeover affect my use of
>>> Solaris 10 for personal use, for example?
>>> Since I'm pretty sure it doesn't have a compatible video card, my plan
>>> is to stick it in the spare room and use it for file storage and
>>> remote access.
>>> "With MPI, familiarity breeds contempt. Contempt and nausea. Contempt,
>>> nausea, and fear. Contempt, nausea, fear, and .." -- Ron Minnich
>>> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
>> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
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