[SunHELP] SS20 Solaris 7 boot issue
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Tue Jan 24 03:14:40 CST 2017
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On 01/23/17 08:18 PM, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> i had the choice of s8 or s9 when i set my current server up, and i
> went with s8 as i'm also an openwin fan. but i did wonder belatedly
> what would've been required to install the s8 ow pkgs on s9 - would a
> simple pkgadd have worked?
Look for fully patched Openwin packages for Solaris 9 & 10 here:
This guy has sorted everything out, patched everything, and you can easily add
to your Solaris 9 or 10 box with a package add. He also included some Openwin
He also used to distribute Openwin packages for linux. I haven't seen those in
a few years.
> as for cde on a ss20, i have a little experience in that direction,
> courtesy of a job. i don't recall performance being objectionably
> worse than openwin, but i *really*did* hate that it didn't memorize
> icon locations as openwin does, so that when one iconified a window one
> never knew just where it would end up. i believe cde 2 fixed that,
> but i don't know if sun ever stepped up. this was under 2.6.
I remember that also.
> i do run dtterms in openwin as they're better than shelltools, and i
> occasionally play with dtksh.
I seem to recall that command tool worked much better than shelltool, but dtterm
trumped them both, even in Openwin. I distinctively recall, back in the day,
myself and my coworkers belly-aching that each dtterm took up 6 Mb of memory.
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