Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 15th May 2007 21:25 UTC, submitted by Patrik Buckau
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris Nexenta alpha 7 has been released. "OpenSolaris & NWS build 61 (non-debug); installer: new partitioning wizard, installer log (via F3), usability fixes, built-in driver availability detection; improved SVR4 compatibility (pkgadd, pkgrm, etc.); improved live upgrade - it is believed to work for all previously released alphas."
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RE[2]: good direction
by Luminair on Tue 15th May 2007 23:52 UTC in reply to "RE: good direction"
Luminair
Member since:
2007-03-30

I guess the "myth" persists because that isn't really integrated with the OS. ;)

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RE[3]: good direction
by zizban on Wed 16th May 2007 00:00 in reply to "RE[2]: good direction"
zizban Member since:
2005-07-06

Sure it is. Download the pkg and off you go.

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RE[4]: good direction
by Jake on Wed 16th May 2007 00:44 in reply to "RE[3]: good direction"
Jake Member since:
2006-01-08

Except you can't just install ON with whatever blastwave packages you want. pkgsrc also assumes the Sun stuff is there. I spent a good amount of time hacking pkgsrc to get a basic fluxbox desktop on SchilliX, so I would know.

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