Subject: Re: Miscellaneous OS features
To: None <>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/07/2003 11:57:01
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On Sun, Aug 03, 2003 at 08:29:57AM -0700, Bruce J.A. Nourish wrote:
> Apparently, lots of sysadmin/webmaster types think it's rather nifty.=20
> You can give >20 clients the feel of a dedicated system using one machine=

Uh. Only if you've actually got >20 real processors and enough RAM
to cover the usage.

Faked up, software-level partitioning schemes are functional, but
they simply cannot deliver on what they advertise. Just ask anyone
who's used an IBM mainframe with a bunch of LPARs lately.

Now, real partitioning al=E1 Sun's SunFire series, that's some
fancy stuff.

gabriel rosenkoetter

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