[CentOS] Re: CentOS on a Sunfire 880
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Sep 22 15:07:14 UTC 2008
Tom G. Christensen wrote:
> 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:
> Solaris 7 reached its EOSL just last month. Solaris 8 won't reach it
> for another 3½ years!
Ok, I jumped the gun a bit, and should have double checked my facts.
However, for all practical purposes, the EOL Phase 1 dates are the ones
to go by as no patches are rreleased after that. 7 was EOL Phase 1 in
2005, and 8 reaches that in March 09.
> Solaris 9 hasn't even stopped shipping yet so it's not "nearing the
> end" in any way.
I suspect this will be pretty soon now, however, and EOL phase 1 is 2
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