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    Some questions: 1. For the Java tests (incl....

    Some questions:

    1. For the Java tests (incl. Java2D, etc..) why is OpenSolaris 2009.06 + gcc 4.3 listed as an option ? I think it doesn't make sense if the compiler is not involved.

    2. Building...
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    Seriously, if you want to have your hardware...

    Seriously, if you want to have your hardware supported you should report it as not working, one way of doing it is submitting a device detection tool report, which is a one-click thing, just run the...
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    Thanks for explaining :)

    Thanks for explaining :)
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    By "support for the just released OpenSolaris...

    By "support for the just released OpenSolaris 2009.06" do you mean that you're finally going to use the gcc 4.3.2 available in the repository and not gcc 3.4.3 (i.e. instead of installing gcc-dev,...
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    Some small errors in the article... No,...

    Some small errors in the article...




    No, it's not. In fact there is no such thing as SXCE Build 111b. It's based on ON.



    The original "what's new article" implies what's new with the...
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    Could you be more specific please ? What doesn't...

    Could you be more specific please ? What doesn't work for you ? New drivers are getting added all the time.
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    Well, it's out already in the sense that you can...

    Well, it's out already in the sense that you can upgrade to it from an earlier build, and the gcc-dev-4 and gcc-432 (if you want just the compiler) packages are available, although you need to set...
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    Those external drivers always contained the...

    Those external drivers always contained the compiled drivers as well as the sources, so you don't have to compile anything, just install them.
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    You can't be bothered to use Google, I can't be...

    You can't be bothered to use Google, I can't be bothered trying to convince someone who obviously wouldn't even want to try OpenSolaris.

    It's kind of odd that a large number of users of an OS that...
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    http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6203...

    http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showpost.php?p=62031&postcount=23

    http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showpost.php?p=62063&postcount=28 (lacking points 1 & 3 have been fixed now)

    Or just go to...
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    A pain in the ass to get it to work ? ...

    A pain in the ass to get it to work ?

    Download, copy to a flashdrive, run
    tar xvzf nfo-2.6.3.tar.gz && cd nfo-2.6.3 && pfexec make install64 && pfexec ./addrv.sh

    If your system is 64 bit......
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    The nfo driver supports it:...

    The nfo driver supports it: http://homepage2.nifty.com/mrym3/taiyodo/eng/ (works on 2008.11 as well)
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    And could you enlighten us all what does forking...

    And could you enlighten us all what does forking have to do with OpenSolaris, which can't use any Linux kernel stuff anyway as the licenses are not compatible. Moreover, the kernels are way too...
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    What ethernet card is it ? (scanpci data if...

    What ethernet card is it ? (scanpci data if possible)
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    Mentioning the PulseAudio integration as missing...

    Mentioning the PulseAudio integration as missing in a post about OpenSolaris...which has never had anything to do with PulseAudio...heh

    Anyway, what phoronix failed to mention, is that 2009.06...
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    Given how the phoronix test suite is written, I'm...

    Given how the phoronix test suite is written, I'm not accepting any of their results until they will start using gcc 4.4 on opensolaris as well, and not 3.4. It took me less than 20 minutes to...
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    For the "duplication" see Alanc' reply, DRI is...

    For the "duplication" see Alanc' reply, DRI is under BSD license, so there's no duplication. As for trolling, I thought I've seen you on the forums here asserting that ZFS is slow without backing up...
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    The problem is, you haven't used...

    The problem is, you haven't used Solaris/OpenSolaris extensively, so you have only heard of DTrace, ZFS, there are tons of other features that make it much better than Linux for me.



    Yeah,...
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    Yes, because IBM is well known for being a...

    Yes, because IBM is well known for being a charitable and open company, and all of their products are open-source and they like contributing back to the community so much, eh, what ? IBM would fire...
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    To you it might be a good idea because you use...

    To you it might be a good idea because you use Linux, I use OpenSolaris, and I don't want it to disappear just because some people from the Linux camp want it so.
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