Category Archives: OpenSolaris demolition after March 24th 2013

Yup that’s right. There’s a heading in all RED stating this on

If there’s anything you want to read or see you better do it soon. I’ll probably spend some time before the expiration date re-reviewing the site and copying what I think is worth saving for both historical purposes and because I’m sure there’s information I may need to reference or re-read at a later time.

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Insane load averages

I have built an OpenSolaris IPS (Image Package Repository) in a VirtualBox VM. This is so I can try and replicate the physical server on other VirtualBox VM’s and then possibly on a spare physical system (Intel Core 2 QUAD Q6600 w/8GB RAM). I have the package .iso file rsyncing to the filesystem and look what happened to the load averages. The VM is configured with 4 cores.

Posted in OpenSolaris, VIRTUALIZATION Tagged

OpenSolaris > OpenIndiana > Solaris 11 Conversions

I should have noted this a long time ago, say in the beginning that all of my OpenSolaris examples should be considered the same configurations for OpenIndiana. The core OS is pretty much exactly the same. Now as far as Solaris 11 goes I can’t say for sure. I’ve only ever configured it as a Server and I think when I set this server up on Solaris 11 I did it only in text mode.

Posted in OpenIndiana, OpenSolaris, Solaris11