[rescue] FreeBSD, was Re: [geeks] Solaris being discontinued? Rumors flying
andrew at jones.ec
Sat Dec 3 16:33:46 CST 2016
On 12/03/2016 05:28 PM, Dave McGuire wrote:
> Yes, the T1, T2, T3, T4 processors. It's a shame that it was never
> completed. With the high state of evolution of FreeBSD, it probably
> stood to be the best potential successor to Solaris on these advanced
> architectures. It has many of the features that soon-to-be-former
> Solaris people want.
Oracle has been funding Linux-on-SPARC development, such that Linux now
supports most Oracle hardware.
They even have a complete distribution:
It appears to be a CentOS 6.x / OEL 6.x derivative with a newer kernel.
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