By chhandomay on Jun 14, 2008
Disk Controllers for ZFS -- Little Notes,
Joe Little blogged on the best disk hardware to use for working with OpenSolaris and ZFS, commenting that any 64-bit dual core with ICH6+, nvidia, or Si3124-based on board SATA is good for the basic ZFS box with on-board SATA.
2. Solaris Express ZFS root install -- number 9, 6/6
The blogger demonstrated how to do ZFS root install in Solaris Express. He noted that only the interactive text options have this capability, and that running "Desktop" not "Console" session lets a user start a terminal to enable compression on the pool when it is created.
3. Solaris 10 commands: How to clear Memory segments and Semaphores -- Pravarakhya.blogspot.com, 6/7
Pravar Akhya wrote that due to high memory usage in their Solaris 10 box, which hosts a Documentum docbroker and around 22 docbases, docbases go down, causing everything to stop working. Akhya said he resolved this problem by restarting all the docbases and docbrokers after clearing the processes.
4. OpenSolaris 2008.05 -- Thorbjørns computer stuff, 6/7
Thorbjørn Andersen wrote that he was very interested in DTrace, and that after installing OpenSolaris, he began playing around with it to test its capabilities. Thorbjørn presented the steps he followed.
5. Reviewing Open Solaris 2008.05 -- Ujjwol Lamichhane, 6/8
After reviewing OpenSolaris 2008.05, Ujjwol Lamichhane noted that OpenSolaris could be the best alternative to proprietary OS software. His review included several features including startup time, sound, graphics, video, hardware support, extra applications and package management.