[OpenAFS] Hardware Grants from Sun
Christopher D. Clausen
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 12:57:05 -0600
Jeffrey Altman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Tom has proposed that OpenAFS submit a hardware grant request to Sun.
> It is believed that we can obtain up to $100,000 in 1U X86 boxes that
> we could use for a test infrastructure. Sun may be tempted to
> provide this equipment if OpenAFS was to state a desire to target
> OpenSolaris as a preferred operating system for OpenAFS deployments.
> Please let us know if you believe this is a good or bad idea.
Must all the Sun provided machines run Solaris? Or can they be used for
Linux / Windows / whatever else x86 testing as well?
I personally prefer Solaris for OpenAFS servers, but have also had
trouble with Solaris on non-Sun x86 hardware.