[rescue] Happy New Year! RIP, Sun/Solaris...

pete leaknoil at charter.net
Sun Jan 2 13:59:23 CST 2011

If you know the patch file name they are usually easy enough to find. 
They are archived in many places. However, you're getting them from 3rd 
parties so, security could be an issue. Probably isn't but, you never know.

For example http://ftp.lanet.lv/ftp/sun-info/sun-patches/ which even has 
the full clusters.

On 1/2/2011 11:14 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> On 01/02/11 13:03, Dr Robert Pasken wrote:
>> I'm curious about this. I was able to download a copy of Solaris 10u9 and
>> OpenSolaris 11 from the Orale site without any problems even though I do
>> not have a service contract. My account uses the email from my home AT&T
>> ISP. Is there something magical going on.
> You can download without a service contract, but you cannot get access
> to ANY patches, AT ALL, unless you have one.  Oracle has apparently
> managed to unlearn the lesson that even Microsoft finally learned - that
> every *OS user is better of when even pirated copies of *OS are
> security-patched.

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