Fedora on SUN Ultra sparc10

leam leam at reuel.net
Tue May 11 01:08:46 UTC 2004

Um, Solaris is free for <8 CPU machines. At least that's what they told 
us. U10s are pretty cheap and you can use an old 20G IDE drive in it.

For *really fast* stuff you can try NetBSD.



T. Ribbrock wrote:
> On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 09:01:54AM +0200, Martijn Moret wrote:
>>Why not stick woth solaris 9 it's a great OS (free to download)
> Yeah, but the licence is not free, unless you've bought the machine from
> Sun or an authorised dealer:
> <quote>
> You can use the software for non-commercial usage on single processor
> systems supplied to you by Sun or its authorized distributors or based
> on the x86 architecture.
> </quote>
> (see http://wwws.sun.com/software/solaris/binaries/index.html )
> Of course, one can always choose to run Solaris illegally without a
> licence.
> Cheerio,
> Thomas

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