[clug] "Why switching back to Solaris might be a good idea"

Michael James michael at james.st
Thu Nov 27 02:08:54 GMT 2008

On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 04:16:55 pm Jason wrote:
> I took some time the other day to look at my bootchart output and found
> enough fluff to cut the time from a ridiculous 85 seconds down to a not
> pleasant 60s without too much difficulty

Solaris had normal and reconfigure boots years ago.
root> touch /reconfigure; init 6

Most reboots do not involve finding new hardware.
Does the inherent time to probe everything
 make it worth going back there?


There is no perl one line hack
 that a page of java won't do more elegantly.

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