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  1. The Germans are planning on building 10 GW of...

    The Germans are planning on building 10 GW of coal plant to help replace their installed nuclear plant. This will put at least an additional 60 million tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere per year.
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    GEM has been in Solaris codebase since 2009. See...

    GEM has been in Solaris codebase since 2009. See the ARC casefiles from 2009

    http://arc.opensolaris.org/caselog/PSARC/2009/425/

    From looking at Nvidia site Oracle are obviously still paying as...
  3. Given that XFS was originally ported directly...

    Given that XFS was originally ported directly from IRIX I wouldn't be surprised if there was a "compatability layer" in place to map any systemcalls that weren't present in Linux. Given that IRIX has...
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    It doesn't just run on Oracle hardware. It runs...

    It doesn't just run on Oracle hardware. It runs on most modern x64 hardware from Laptops to servers. The main purpose of the "Express" release is so that developers can ensure that their commercial...
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    A commercial company already did that with a...

    A commercial company already did that with a proprietary kernel module:
    http://www.microxwin.com/
  6. You didn't have to reinstall, you just pointed to...

    You didn't have to reinstall, you just pointed to the dev IPS repo and it was like the experience of using Apt-Get on Debian. Every two weeks it would tell you ye had updates, do you want to install....
  7. It be nice to see some Opensolaris tests thrown...

    It be nice to see some Opensolaris tests thrown in to even it out. After all that is the platform it is developed on. it mighten show much of a difference but if there is an improvement then part of...
  8. Well this is your problem right here. I use...

    Well this is your problem right here. I use OpenSolaris not because it's a replacement for Windows but because it's Unix. The problem I think is there is alot of people using Linux because they...
  9. I'm slightly confused hasn't OpenSolaris not had...

    I'm slightly confused hasn't OpenSolaris not had GEM support since build 130 was made available for download.

    http://static.opensolaris.org/on/flagdays/126-130.html...
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    Well Glassfish still shows up in the IPS repo for...

    Well Glassfish still shows up in the IPS repo for Opensolaris b133. also the default homepage still seems to be alive:

    https://glassfish.dev.java.net/
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    Well you could buy support for OpenSolaris distro...

    Well you could buy support for OpenSolaris distro yes. However Solaris 10 and it's updates were free. You registered yeah but you didn't pay for the updates or the initial Solaris 10 license. Now...
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    There's supposedly some major issues with...

    There's supposedly some major issues with upgrading to b134 from previous builds to do with booting into X11. As a result the respin has been delayed. Tbh I would prefer that they take their time and...
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    I'm currently running OpenSolaris b133 (released...

    I'm currently running OpenSolaris b133 (released at the weekend) on my laptop. 2010.03 is to be based off b134 as far as I know. To put this in context 2009.06 is based on build 111b. Usually there...
  14. Well if was reported here on Phoronix that there...

    Well if was reported here on Phoronix that there are plans to implement KMS in OpenSolaris. I know they recently added support to GEM to the Intel DRM/DRI implementation in the OpenSolaris Kernel.
    ...
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    According to this thread...

    According to this thread on opensolaris.org you can download GCC 4.3 from here:
    http://snvoss.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/PKGS/

    It was built against Build 104, but should work on build 101b...
  16. Flice I'm assuming you used SunCC for the above...

    Flice I'm assuming you used SunCC for the above correct? It would be interesting to see how gcc3.4 behaves in your VM. At least then people could draw parallels between it and SunCC when it comes to...
  17. Features lets see 1. Dtrace 2. Superior NFS...

    Features lets see
    1. Dtrace
    2. Superior NFS performance
    3. Integrated kernel CIFS server - good tie in with ZFS
    4. Comstar - FibreChannel Target - Turn your opensolaris box into SAN
    5. ISCSI...
  18. GCC isn't the default compiler in the Solaris...

    GCC isn't the default compiler in the Solaris world. This would be SunStudio (SunCC), which can be downloaded and istalled through IPS. Now I could be wrong here but I don't think GCC is included in...
  19. I be curious to see these tests carried out where...

    I be curious to see these tests carried out where SunCC was used instead of GCC. It's kinda unfair comparing a system using GCC4.2 and one using GCC3.x

    Likewise are the same results above seen...
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