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Sun's Solaris 10

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In addition to running on 32- and 64-bit SPARC hardware from Sun, Solaris 10 supports x86 and x64 hardware. That means the OS will run on commodity Intel x86 architecture machines, as well as on AMD Opteron and Intel Xeon 64-bit systems.

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In testing the new code on Sun Fire 280R SPARC and v20z AMD Opteron machines, I found Solaris 10 functions and commands to be identical on each platform. Letting Solaris run on different platforms should provide a boost for Sun--as things stand now, Sun's SPARC processors are lagging behind those of other vendors.

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