Linked by Adam S on Wed 18th Jun 2008 14:34 UTC, submitted by erast
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris Nexenta developers announced the availability of NexentaCore 2.0 Alpha1, a Debian Native OpenSolaris environment and platform, based on an Ubuntu "Hardy Heron" base. NexentaCore 2.0 Alpha1 includes almost 3400 packages ported over during the two week "Hardy Hackathon Fest."
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Comment by johkra
by johkra on Wed 18th Jun 2008 17:17 UTC
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I used to be excited about Nexenta. I started with Alpha 2 and used it on my second PC until memory requirements of the installer were raised to more than the available 256MB.

Now I can't use it anymore, because my PC (I'm using it for daily work - 450MHz Celeron, 256MB RAM) is way too old and driver support for my notebook is even worse than BSD's.

It's a pity.

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