[ale] Linux and Sun
fletch at phydeaux.org
Fri Nov 30 10:05:52 EST 2001
>>>>> "Matt" == Matt Balaun <sdaemon at shaftnet.org> writes:
Matt> You *can* run linux on a sparc, but you'll get better
Matt> performance running Solaris/SunOS on it. Last time I
Matt> checked, Linux just wasn't delivering the same level of
Matt> performance as Solaris when run on Sparc hardware. This
Matt> was, however, on a Sparcstation 10. Your mileage may vary
Matt> on more recent hardware.
You'll probably find that newer SunOS versions will perform
better on newer hardware than Linux will. Conversely, Linux will
probably do better on older hardware (IPX, IPC, SS5) than the latest
Solaris (which can be a bit more demanding in its resource needs).
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