[rescue] OpenIndiana, quick first impression

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Sat Dec 17 23:52:27 CST 2016

On Sat, Dec 17, 2016, at 21:31, Dave McGuire wrote:
>   So in response to Liam's incessant goading (just kidding Liam) I
> pulled down OpenIndiana's latest Hipster distribution and installed it
> on a machine to see what it's like.
>   The machine was a random x86 "server" that I had lying around, a Dell
> R200, 1U, 2.66GHz Core2 Duo (E7300), 4GB of RAM, with a 160GB SATA drive.
>   The installation went very fast; so fast in fact that I wasn't certain
> that it had actually installed anything.  But it had, and it booted
> right up.  It installed with a ZFS root pool.  I put it on the network
> and am logged in via ssh, just looking around a bit.  It's very
> responsive.
>   My first thought: It's Solaris, and that's all there is to it.  Good
> stuff.
>               -Dave
> -- 
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
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Oh hey - it uses the FreeBSD bootlaoder now!

  Cory Smelosky
  b4 at gewt.net

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