[lkml]   [1997]   [Oct]   [2]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Linux (free s/w) support
Followup to:  <>
By author: Dave Barr <>
In newsgroup:
> Moreover, under Solaris a ton of things are is tunable by things in
> /etc/system, far more than under Linux. (okay, if you are intimate with
> the source code you can change your kernel and recompile. Why do that
> if you don't need to?) Solaris is far, FAR more user-friendly in tuning
> the kernel than Linux. Add to that things like Virtual Adrian, which
> _tell_ you how to retune your kernel to fix problems it detects, how can
> you say that Linux is so much better here?

Just one word: sysctl.

Tuning the system *while running*.

By the way, where is the Solaris /etc/system stuff documented? Last
year I searched for quite a while without finding any docs at all...

PGP: 2047/2A960705 BA 03 D3 2C 14 A8 A8 BD 1E DF FE 69 EE 35 BD 74
See for web page and full PGP public key
I am Bahá'í -- ask me about it or see
"To love another person is to see the face of God." -- Les Misérables

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:40    [W:0.079 / U:1.844 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site