"That which is overdesigned, too highly specific, anticipates outcome; the anticipation of outcome guarantees, if not failure, the absence of grace."
-- William Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties
New old toys.

Installed Solaris 10 on my Dell PowerEdge 1400SC the other day. Just got around to logging into it. Man, I don't remember anything about Solaris except ps -ef. Pretty sad. It took a damn long time to get installed, and did not enjoy playing with my cheaper, far more generic, bitch system. Had to swap the PE out of being a fileserver so I could get Solaris installed.

Going to be playing with the Sun LDAP server, methinks. If Solaris Zones actually did virtualization, I would consider using them for some virtual server stuff I'm going to need to do, but pity, they aren't. Still, they're pretty awesome. I just don't know what I'd want to give someone a shell on a Solaris box for. ;-)

(Note: Image does not actually inspire confidence.)

February 21, 2006 3:45 PM

Image inspires fear...of executives leading employees down rapids...and of tight gray and pink pants.

Posted by: Daniel at February 23, 2006 2:24 AM

It's freakin' creepy, innit? If any of my bosses tried to get me to go out on a "retreat" in the wilderness and those were the clothes we'd have to wear, I'd call the cops.

Posted by: bda at February 23, 2006 2:25 AM

"It's smells like banjos and man-rape out here, sir."

"It's called 'nature' Simmons. Now, off with them trousers."

Posted by: Daniel at February 24, 2006 12:29 PM

Imagining that with the voices from Red Vs. Blue. :P

Posted by: bda at February 25, 2006 2:10 PM
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