[csw-users] Why support Solaris 8 onwards?
jamesd.wi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 13:07:25 CEST 2007
On 9/16/07, Ihsan Dogan <ihsan at blastwave.org> wrote:
> on 14.09.2007 23:41 Ben Taylor said the following:
> > I, for one, do not understand why blastwave insists on supporting a
> > 7 year old operating system as it's base. the amount of bad press
> > blastwave gets for it's bloat (especially on solaris 9, 10 and nevada
> > based systems) out weighs it's usefulness to the marginal fringe who
> > insist on staying on Solaris 8. Solaris 8 is dead for intensive
> > Yeah, there are folks running Win 3.1 and Win 95 and Win98 and Solaris
> > 2.5.1, 2.6 and 7. so what.
> It's true that nobody is installing Solaris 8 anymore, but it's still
> widely used and they are not going to be replaced that quickly. I don't
> see any reason, why we should drop the support for Solaris 8
sorry lots of people are still installing Solaris 8, we are deploying 4 new
database servers running oracle, all are running Solaris 8. On large servers
I think the number of Solaris 8 instances are growing still...
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