Joyent recently announced and released SmartOS. From their site, “SmartOS is comprised of the Illumos kernel (with ZFS, DTrace, OS-level virtualization and next-generation KVM) with BSD package management and a GNU toolchain.” They’ve posted the source on GitHub and a live ISO is available for download as well.
Joyent Releases Illumos-Based SmartOS
Submitted by Chris Brentano 2011-08-17 OS News 7 Comments
…so I’m root in SmartOS at the commandline. I’m not feeling very smart. How does one install another operating system instance in KVM? Since node.js is supposed to be part of this, is there a web-based provisioning interface? Links to faqs or blogs would be great. Thx!