Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Apr 2007 23:18 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris "Sun's CEO Jonathan Schwartz loves to splatter the media with the line that Windows, Red Hat Linux and Solaris stand as the only operating systems of significance in the server kingdom. We've spent the last few years struggling to appreciate the seriousness of that claim. Sun's declining system sales failed to inspire much optimism about the company conquering the data centers of tomorrow with a deflating 'venerable' OS. A couple of recent items, however, have tweaked our view of Schwartz's favored claim. It could well be that Solaris - of all things - provides the 'iPod moment' Sun seeks." In the meantime, Sun upped the speed of some of its SPARC chips.
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RE[3]: Bring it on!
by binarycrusader on Wed 4th Apr 2007 19:05 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Bring it on!"
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Wouldn't or couldn't FreeBSD's Linux compatibility layer help with this issue?


Nope. That only helps with executables, and doesn't help at all with the driver layer (practically speaking).

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