[OpenIndiana-discuss] [developer] Re: SPARC-OpenIndiana Screenshots

David Halko davidhalko at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 18:58:56 UTC 2012

*This is really phenominal work, Martin!*

There are some applications, being served for free, from UNIXPackages.COM
(i.e. firefox, thunderbird, sunbird) - perhaps you could de-bundle them
from the distro, and make an icon on the default desktop to
download/install the packages (to safe space)?

Thanks - Dave H
P.S. Can it be WAN Booted over the internet from OpenBoot? ;-) Perhaps, we
need to get some regional vollunteers to host a WAN Boot archive? (How
about me?)

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 9:14 AM, Sašo Kiselkov <skiselkov.ml at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 09/10/2012 03:10 PM, Martin Bochnig wrote:
> > However, in case of the current stuff a 4.4GB DVD is 99% full.
> > So even 1MB too much is ...  still too much.
> > Of course we could simply delete something that nobody wants to use on
> > such a LiveDVD.
> > Let's see what i/o compression of stuff inside the ramdisk brings.
> > And also I think that I put too much into the boot_archive.
> I recommend losing some large unused app blobs that nobody needs on a
> Live CD. I don't know what you've got in there, but I recommend you
> throw out stuff like image editing software and the like. A Live CD is
> primarily for installation and rescue, not for regular work.
> > First I give you this current instable stuff, let's say tomorry, really.
> > Then we can go ahead.
> >
> > MUST first verify, if JDS really works again now.
> > My wish is, that you cleanly boot directly into JDS, rather than just
> > an xterm (from where you could start gnome-session yourself).
> >
> > Will log off and be online again by tomrrow.
> Sure, I think the OI people should weigh in on the hosting issue here,
> I'm sure they can give you some space where you can upload your work for
> others to access and test. Hardware resources are cheap compared to the
> hard time-consuming work by volunteers like you.
> Cheers,
> --
> Saso
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