[rescue] Whither Solaris 10

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Apr 27 19:02:34 CDT 2015

On 04/27/2015 07:36 PM, Carl R. Friend wrote:
>    Have Oracle stopped development on Solaris 10?  I took a look the
> other evening and it seems the last version that's available is from
> 2013 -- hardly current.  Is it dead?
>    I've not looked at the HCL pages for Solaris 11 -- mainly because
> I'd be frightened off due to the hardware upgrades (and power, and
> cooling, and ...) involved in joining that crowd.
>    I'm doing Solaris packaging work with the Icinga group, and maintain
> a solid base of Solaris here (anywhere from 2.5.1 to 2.10U11) and am
> wondering if it's time to give it up as a dead cause...

$ ping osiris
PING osiris.neurotica.com ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from osiris.neurotica.com ( icmp_req=1 ttl=255
time=0.769 ms
64 bytes from osiris.neurotica.com ( icmp_req=2 ttl=255
time=0.361 ms

  I dunno Carl, mine sure doesn't look dead.  Does it really matter if
they're still doing releases on that track or not?


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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