Linked by Tony Bourke on Wed 21st Jan 2004 02:41 UTC
Oracle and SUN A few weeks ago, I stubbed my toe on my old Sun Ultra 5 as it sat there lifeless and unused in my apartment. Once my primary desktop, the envy of my geek friends, and a way to woo the ladies, its glory days have long since passed. As much as I would like to let it live out its days looking sexy and taking up space, I live on the island of Manhattan, where space is a premium. Since I can't charge it rent, I decided I'd better use it or lose it. But what to use it for? What operating system would I run on it? Solaris? What about Linux? FreeBSD? NetBSD? OpenBSD? They all run on the SPARC platform, so I thought why not do a quick review.
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ultra 10
by adapt on Wed 21st Jan 2004 04:25 UTC

Ive got an new (only booted it 2wice) Ultra 10 sitting in my closet. I'll be happy to read the follow up articles to see what the progress for all the OS's are for these boxes.

BTW -- Why does Sun hardware (in my experience at least) scroll the terminals SO slow? Always bothered me. What causes this?