[OpenIndiana-discuss] XStreamOS distro available

finid at linuxbsdos.com finid at linuxbsdos.com
Thu Sep 20 09:08:48 UTC 2012

A gui installer will be most welcome.


On 2012-09-20 02:51, Gabriele Bulfon wrote:
> Hi,
> good questions.
> At the moment, the key features are not to have more features at all
> than what illumos provides,
> and a text-installer that places everything at its place as we 
> usually do.
> We at Sonicle liked the idea of having our own distribution of
> illumos, allowing us to streamline
> kernel updates when we need it, and make XStreamOS the base for our
> products that we
> used to deliver on Solaris 8/9/10 until Sun was acquired.
> This is a starting point. Now that we have this, and share this with
> the community, we can start
> thinking about key features to deliver.
> Any suggestion will be appreciated ;)
> Gabriele.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Da: Jerry Kemp
> A: Discussion list for OpenIndiana
> Data: 20 settembre 2012 2.44.13 CEST
> Oggetto: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] XStreamOS distro available
> Hello Gabriele,
> Thank you for your efforts.  I have no doubts that it is/will be a 
> lot
> of work to maintain your new distro.
> I have poked around on sourceforge.net and also on your link at
> www.sonicle.com.  Aside from the custom text installer, can you share
> what specifically differentiates your distro from OpenIndiana, or the
> roughly 2 dozen other *Solaris based distros?
> Or, are you just establishing your place, and planning for unique
> features for the future?
> I hope my questions do not come across negatively, as they are not
> intended to be.  Hopefully, I am just missing XStreamOS's key 
> features.
> Again,  thank you for your efforts,
> Jerry
> On 09/19/12 10:17 AM, Gabriele Bulfon wrote:
> Hi,
> anyone interested may donwload the iso of our XStreamOS distro here:
> https://sourceforge.net/projects/xstreamos/
> We would like to know if you feel it nice as a development distro for
> the illumos kernel,
> or any other use.
> Gabriele.

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