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SubjectRe: Linux (free s/w) support
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Followup to:  <199710021902.PAA21551@mail.cis.ohio-state.edu>
By author: Dave Barr <barr@cis.ohio-state.edu>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> 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...

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