Solaris 2.4

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Thu Dec 5 10:21:00 2002

--- Carlos Murillo <> wrote:
> ...But I did remember that Sun
> had played a retroactive trick on version numbers. I also remember
> the Great Recompile/ReBuy that we had to go through when we
> went from SunOS(BSD) to Solaris (SYSV). And all of the hard drives
> suddenly became insufficient...

Yep. That's pretty much how it was.

I heard enough horror stories from guys at Ohio State about Solarises
2.1 through 2.3 that I intentionally sat on the sidelines until I was
forced to go with Solaris 2.4. By then, the worst of it had passed.
I didn't have any real complaints about it or 2.5.1.


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Received on Thu Dec 05 2002 - 10:21:00 GMT

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