[SunHELP] old HPNPL (JetDirect Printer Installer for Unix) and Solaris 11.x
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Wed Sep 24 17:34:27 CDT 2014
On 9/24/2014 4:55 PM, 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.
> Bye-Bye Oracle. If only Sun had not sold itself to them (or IBM) it would be a much better server world...
We were put into a audit choke hold and then suddenly new servers were
in route. So for now we are on the books as in compliance... The truth
is I'm just the guy that's excited to play with the new servers be they
sparc or x86 ;)
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