[SunHELP] old HPNPL (JetDirect Printer Installer for Unix) and Solaris 11.x

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Wed Sep 24 16:23:30 CDT 2014

On 09/24/14 16:55, Brian Richman wrote:
> We went to using CUPS on RHEL once our old Solaris 10 hardware got to EOL... Oracle wanted to "fire" us as a customer, so considering the four to nine times performance gains and halving of capital required to go from SPARC to x86, it was a no-brainer.

I have to admit that to me, the only justifications remaining for
continuing to use Solaris at all are:

1.  ZFS (and the number of other operating systems with ZFS support is
2.  The Sun nfsd, *still* the reference NFS implementation.  It beats
any available Linux nfsd implementation hands down.  Not even close.

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