[CentOS] Re: CentOS on a Sunfire 880

Tom G. Christensen tgc at statsbiblioteket.dk
Mon Sep 22 11:52:07 UTC 2008


John R Pierce wrote:
  > Solaris 7 (2.7, sunos 5.7) is way past end of service life, and 8 is
> nearly there.   9 is nearing the end.
 >
Let's stick to the facts:
http://www.sun.com/service/eosl/solaris/solaris_vintage_eol_5.2005.xml

Solaris 7 reached its EOSL just last month. Solaris 8 won't reach it for 
another 3½ years!

Solaris 9 hasn't even stopped shipping yet so it's not "nearing the end" 
in any way.

-tgc



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