Archive for July, 2005

Operating system tunables

There’s an interesting discussion over at opensolaris-code, spawned from an initial request to add some tunables to Solaris /proc. This exposes a few very important philosophical differences between Solaris and other operating systems out there. I encourage you to read the thread in its entirety, but here’s an executive summary: When possible, the system should [...]

Posted on July 12, 2005 at 5:04 pm by eschrock · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: OpenSolaris

A parting MDB challenge

Like most of Sun’s US employees, I’ll be taking the next week off for vacation. On top of that, I’ll be back in my hometown in MA for the next few weeks, alternately working remotely and attending my brother’s wedding. I’ll leave you with an MDB challenge, this time much more involved than past “puzzles”. [...]

Posted on July 1, 2005 at 1:18 pm by eschrock · Permalink · 4 Comments
In: OpenSolaris