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Re: [OT] "-" user on solaris

Em Sex, 2002-02-22 às 17:56, Kent West escreveu:
> Michel Loos wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I know it is not Debian related,but if anybody has an idea...
> > I just found a user with username -
> > on a sparc/solaris, he has both an entry in /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow
> > in shadow he is locked (*LK* as passwd)
> > 
> > NIS should not be running, (and it would be a + entry, I think)
> > 
> > any idea ?
> > 
> > Michel.
> I can't address your issue, Michel, but I've been dying to say this to 
> someone.
> The only *nix I've ever known is Debian (going on about 4 years now), 
> and this week I was tasked with putting in a new drive and doing a clean 
> install of Solaris 7 on an Ultra 1. Wow! Debian is to Solaris like 
> Macintosh is to NT on a 486 laptop with proprietary hardware from 
> vendors who are out of business with only 16MB RAM. In other words, my 
> little experience with Solaris so far leads me to the conclusion that 
> compared to Debian (as far as ease of installation/maintenance/extra 
> packages), Solaris sucks.
> Just thought I should make an OT posting even more OT  :-)

I can only totally agree with you. And sincerely the arguments for
keeping that thing are purely stupid: "We spent so much money on it,
you have to make it work, and no you can't install debian on it"


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