Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Tue 19th Aug 2008 14:44 UTC, submitted by M-Saunders
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris How does OpenSolaris, Sun's effort to free its big-iron OS, fare from a Linux user's point of view? Is it merely a passable curiosity right now, or is it truly worth installing? Linux Format takes OpenSolaris for a test drive, examining the similarities and differences to a typical Linux distro.
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RE[2]: yep it's slower
by mdoverkil on Tue 19th Aug 2008 16:19 UTC in reply to "RE: yep it's slower"
mdoverkil
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2005-09-30

You are much better off running Solaris in Virtual Box rather than VMWare.

The author was definitely correct about running Solaris on older hardware, just don't (unless its SPARC hardware). It is not worth the time.

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