Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 8th Jan 2006 23:24 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris The port of the OpenSolaris kernel to the PowerPC architecture ('Polaris') is now complete. As stated on the Blastware website: "Ladies and Gentlemen, The OpenSolaris kernel for PowerPC has been built." One of the bigger hurdles to having a full-fledged port of OpenSolaris running on your PPC hardware has now been taken.
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This is great news
by jmcpAtSun on Mon 9th Jan 2006 00:14 UTC
jmcpAtSun
Member since:
2005-07-07

This project has been in the works for quite a while (Solaris 2.5.1/PPC notwithstanding) and it is great to be at this point.

What I'd love to see would be OpenSolaris running on a Mac :-)

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RE: This is great news
by chekr on Mon 9th Jan 2006 01:05 in reply to "This is great news"
chekr Member since:
2005-11-05

"What I'd love to see would be OpenSolaris running on a Mac :-)"

And Aqua/Quartz running on top of OpenSolaris ;)

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RE[2]: This is great news
by zizban on Mon 9th Jan 2006 01:37 in reply to "RE: This is great news"
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2005-07-06

I think Apple likes Darwin too much for that ;-)

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RE[2]: This is great news
by Duffman on Mon 9th Jan 2006 06:15 in reply to "RE: This is great news"
Duffman Member since:
2005-11-23

I hope the next big thing for Mac OS X Leopard is that it is build on Solaris 10 X-D

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RE: This is great news
by lord_rob on Mon 9th Jan 2006 09:46 in reply to "This is great news"
lord_rob Member since:
2005-08-06

And Apple is switching to x86 ...

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