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Old 11-04-2007, 10:08 AM   #1
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Solaris 10 Built 06/06 (X86) on newer Hardware??


Hi folks,

A while back, I downloaded Solaris 10 06/06 for X86 and all I need to know that does this built will be more hardware friendlier on newer PCs than the version of Solaris 10 (which is before this built) that I have now??

Because this built the one before built 06/06, runns great on the current PC that my friend has built 4 years ago...

So, when I get a new PC (I dont know yet which brand) will Solaris 10 06/06 built will have more probability that it will work on newer hardware??

I know that people here are trying to convince me to get Open Solaris which for most users report no issues with it, but I really really do want to use just plain Solaris 10 for now...

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Old 11-04-2007, 04:53 PM   #2
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Hi.

The latest release is Solaris 10 8/07 , so I'd probably grab a copy of that. Whether or not your new machine is supported depends on how odd the machine is. You're likely to have more luck with later releases than earlier, though.

Dave
 
Old 11-05-2007, 12:34 PM   #3
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Is there a link to the download page? First I have to register myself on the SUn website.
 
Old 11-05-2007, 12:36 PM   #4
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http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/get.jsp#download

But yes, you'll have to register first.
 
Old 11-06-2007, 03:46 AM   #5
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I managed to download Solaris 10 built 8/07.
Now I have a copy of that too.

Now, to confirm, will this built be more hardware friendler with newer PCs for X86 machines than the older built that I have now (which is before 06/06)???
 
  


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