[SunHELP] os for ultra-1

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Sun May 7 14:50:53 CDT 2006

Arthur Wouk wrote:
> i have an ultra-1E 200mhs cpu, 1 gig ram, adequate disk space running
> solaris 9.
> i would like to speed it up a bit, if that is possible, by going to
> either a free/open/... bsd or a linux/sparc os. 
> anyone gotten much improvement this way?

I've gotten acceptably decent performance out of a Sparcstation LX
running OpenBSD, even with X11.  It wasn't snappy, but it was definitely

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