[OpenIndiana-discuss] OI boot problem

Al Slater al.slater at scluk.com
Mon Mar 28 18:07:11 UTC 2011

On 28/03/2011 5:51 PM, Michael Schuster wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 17:39, Apostolos Syropoulos
> <asyropoulos at yahoo.com>  wrote:
>>> SunOS has a long history of providing many flavors of commands. No one will
>>> object to adding a few.  However, changing the behavior of commands that have
>>> been around for 20+ years really doesn't make any sense.  Many of these are
>> But that is exactly the problem with these commands: they are too old and
>> outdated. In many respects this was the main problem of Solaris: it was
>> not moving fast enough.
> I fail to see the benefit of changing well-known behaviour in an
> incompatible way. Change for the sake of change may be chique for
> fashion items, but not necessarily a good thing in a server-grade OS.


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