[rescue] Spark10 CPU question

Patrick Giagnocavo xemacs5 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 15:05:38 CST 2016

You can find a lot of good ex-Sun guys at Joyent. They still maintain
and release a version of Solaris.

Linux is not as good as Solaris - when I run containers on Solaris I
can count on its excellent memory handling - on Linux I have to watch
the memory carefully.

Tempted to fire up Illumos/SmartOS on a 1U server I have, however...

On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 11:34 AM, Sandwich Maker <adh at an.bradford.ma.us> wrote:
> " From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
> "
> " On 12/15/2016 07:08 AM, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> "
> " > they had a few u10s and solaris copies of all their s/w.  i spent
> " > about a month getting a grip on their setup and customizing a
> " > jumpstart configuration.  when it was ready, i asked them to take a
> " > long lunch one friday and jumpstarted all the machines.  they came
> " > back, logged into their new solaris environments, and went right back
> " > to work.
> " >
> " > that was 2.6, and no harm that they waited.
> "
> "   Yes. :-)  Awesome upgrade execution, BTW!
> thanks!  like i said, i felt pretty clever on that job, not to mention
> relieved that it actually went so smoothly.
> ps. anecdote - my ex-boss told me a few weeks later that one of the
> u10s fell over a nasty little hardware bug that not even a reboot or
> powercycle would clear, and after fussing with it for about a half
> hour he said screw it and re-jumpstarted.  done in 15m and presto!
> iirc sun issued the fix not more than two weeks after that.
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