[rescue] Opinions - what OS for Sun E3500?

David Brownlee abs at absd.org
Sun Jun 10 08:57:46 CDT 2012

On 8 June 2012 21:49,  <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...
> However, I'm a bit out of touch with the current state of all the
> different OS options, so I'm soliciting opinions on what I should
> consider for OS. This is not going to be a production machine, so I have
> the opportunity to play a bit, but I'd like it if I had support for the
> FC disk and SMP.
> I can always dig out my old Solaris media, and I will if that's the best
> thing, but I'm open to trying something new. I have a feeling this may
> spark (pardon the pun) some healthy discussion...

If you have the time and no particular preference it might be nice to
give each of the options a test and share with the list any aspects
you found particularly nice (or not) for each :)

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