[ILUG] sun 220r
linux at esatclear.ie
Fri Oct 1 14:14:36 IST 2004
Damien Gill wrote:
>Just looking for a few suggestions, while rooting around the office here
>I found a sun enterprise 200r server hiding under a bench, YOINK.
>It running Solaris but I don't have the root password or access to any
>Solaris OS cd's, I was thinking of wiping it and putting Linux on it. My
>question what distro to use has anyone got any suggestions as to which
>may be the best to use and why?
Which: Debian Gnu/Linux
Why: "The Universal Operating System"
Supported Architectures (for the latest installer candidate): [alpha]
[arm] [hppa] [i386] [ia64] [m68k] [mips] [mipsel] [powerpc] [sparc]
You can even try testing out the fresh of the presses debian-installer
pre-rc2 release, they are always looking for more installation reports
from non-x86 hardware.
OT: Nice to see the new installer has support for online resizing of
ntfs partitions, which should mean for once and for all this bugbear of
Linux installations can be put to rest
Disclaimer: I have never had root on a sparc box, I've only used it on
x86 and alpha. I do love debian! My views may therefore be tainted :-)
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