[rescue] Sol7 x86 Sol 7 hardware support help
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Thu Jan 30 10:16:01 CST 2014
What ever happened with this?
I was curious, if for nothing else, to find out what application the OP had that
was Solaris 7 specific.
On 01/20/14 09:47 AM, Jerry Kemp wrote:
> On 01/17/14 06:26 PM, simon at livve4u.com wrote:
>> it must be 7 as software am using was designed for 7 x86 :(
> Could you please share what your Solaris 7 application is? And possibly provide
> some back story as to why this application will only run on Solaris 7?
> I (personally) have had very good luck with Sun's Application Binary guarantee.
> I have one application that was compiled on Solaris 2.6 that still runs fine
> today on Solaris 10 & 11.1.
>> If you can't find hardware from the Solaris 7 HCL, your best bet might
>> be to get Solaris 8 to run in a branded zone/container on modern Solaris
>> with the migration tool.
> If his application can truly only run correctly on Solaris 7, VirtualBox might
> be the way for him to go. I believe what you are describing here is the Sun
> project Etude, which allowed administrators to run a Solaris 8 (and later
> Solaris 9) in a Solaris 10 zone. Solaris 11 has a similar function which allows
> for the running of Solaris 10 in a Solaris 11.x zone. My understanding is that
> etude is/was Sparc only.
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