[rescue] Opinions - what OS for Sun E3500?

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Fri Jun 8 16:12:54 CDT 2012

On 06/08/2012 04:58 PM, Jonathan Katz wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 4:49 PM, <shatle at nfldinet.com> wrote:
>> All,
>> I've decided to bring my E3500 out of mothballs - I've got enough FC
>> disks, processors and memory to make a real power-sucking dust bunny
>> collector...
> Solaris 10 will run on it, but because of licensing I don't know if you CAN
> run it on there anymore. Depending upon what you're doing with Solaris
> Containers it could be neat.

> Given how many disks you may (or may not) have in the box, you may want to
> play with ZFS. That means Solaris 10 or FreeBSD.

Might OpenIndiana be an option?

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