[rescue] looking for IBM System/36 software
velociraptor at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 19:49:33 CDT 2015
SmartOS runs off USB thumb drive as the KVM host/Zone Master. OmniOS is a
server-oriented Illumos distro that takes up just 300MB at install, has no
GUI, and flies. It also has the wonderful principal of "keep your shit to
yourself" so that packages don't pollute the OS.
Also, when the heck did Dave come back? ;-)
On Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 10:53 PM, Jerry Kemp <sun.mail.list47 at oryx.us>
> Sadly, I don't have any Omni OS experience because I can't get past the
> chip on my shoulder of the OS running off of a USB stick vs the HDD. That
> said, they are doing some awesome stuff.
> Assuming they haven't deviated too far off course, the timezone for either
> the global or local zone(s) should be set in the /etc/default/init file.
> The relevant line should look like this:
> reflecting your location.
> I'm guessing that you probably already knew this stuff anyway. Maybe you
> are stating that you have all this stuff correct, and the VM still has it
> (4) hours off?
> There is also some more detailed time zone stuff specific to dealing with
> issues on x86 hardware on the Solaris X86 FAQ under section 6.12 here:
> I had to use the "rtc" command on some x86 systems, but that was a long
> time ago.
> Because $WORK has me working on Solaris boxes at various data centers in
> various time zones, I keep this alias in my .cshrc file to remind me what
> time zone the server I am working on is in.
> goldfish /home/jkemp 403 % date
> Sunday 29 March 2015 00:38 CDT
> goldfish /home/jkemp 404 % grep date .cshrc
> alias date '/bin/date +"%A %d %B %Y %H:%M %Z"'
> goldfish /home/jkemp 405 %
> This is examples from my personal equipment at $HOME. To do otherwise
> would be a career limiting move.
> All food for thought, hope something in here helps,
> On 03/29/15 12:08 AM, Cory Smelosky wrote:
>> On Sun, 29 Mar 2015, Jerry Kemp wrote:
>> 4 hours. Wow.
>>> I think your mail server is fluctuating between east coast and west coast
>>> time. :)
>> ... that is genuinely possible. I have 0 CLUE what the timezone the
>> client VM is
>> really in...
>> cory at meaghan :~ uname -a
>> SunOS meaghan 5.11 omnios-10b9c79 i86pc i386 i86pc
>> I think I'm going to head back to FreeBSD for this so I can do latd.
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