Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Jul 2009 19:16 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The Linux desktop has come a long way. It's a fully usable, stable, and secure operating system that can be used quite easily by the masses. Not too long ago, Sun figured they could do the same by starting Project Indiana, which is supposed to deliver a complete distribution of OpenSolaris in a manner similar to GNU/Linux. After using the latest version for a while, I'm wondering: why?
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dmantione
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2005-07-06


Have you ever tried to mirror root partition on linux or worked with RAIDs (VolumeManagement)?


Yes, for example when YaST bring up the paritioning during installation you create a RAID array and a root partition on it. Just a few mouse clicks, works like a dream.

Solaris does not work like a dream... It can't detect all disks on a 24 port controller because of stone-age limitations in its SCSI subsystem.

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