Solaris patches and Solaris Express

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at
Mon Nov 21 23:51:35 GMT 2005

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>Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC
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>Subject: Re: Solaris patches and Solaris Express
>On Nov 19, 2005, at 2:02 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>>> Indeed. But this is not Solaris 10 - thats when all of this changed.
>> I never understood why anyone would go to Solaris 10 unless they had a
>> 64 bit processor and compiled all their apps under a 64 bit compiler.
>> Sun
>> didn't either, which is why they originally didn't come out with a
>> Solaris x86
>> version of Solaris 10  They only came out with it after much
>> screaming.
>I run it (Solaris 10) on a dual Athlon 2800+ MP box.  As a server.
>No X-Windows.  To run java.  And it runs java better than the same
>box did with Linux and the sun jvm.

Is the Java version your running restricted to Solaris 10 and above?

Is Solaris 10 faster/stabler with Java than older Solaris versions?


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