[OmniOS-discuss] A warning for upgraders with large numbers of BEs

Dan McDonald danmcd at omniti.com
Mon Mar 23 21:40:50 UTC 2015

The LX brand hadn't been upstreamed yet. Once it has, we will include it. We will likely assist in its upstreaming, but not at the moment.


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> On Mar 23, 2015, at 4:53 PM, PÁSZTOR György <pasztor at linux.gyakg.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
> Hi,
> "Dan McDonald" <danmcd at omniti.com> wrote at 2015-03-23 16:14:
>> Soon r151014 will be hitting the streets.  WHEN THAT DOES, I have to warn people, especially those jumping from r151006 to r151014 about a known issue in grub.
>> The illumos grub has serious memory management issues.  It cannot cope with too many boot environment (BE) entries.
> Sorry for semi-offtopicing the thread, but: Will the lx brand be restored
> in the upcoming release?
> Is there a feature map / release plan / anything available?
> I tried to find information regarding this topic without success.
> I checked this url:
> http://omnios.omniti.com/roadmap.php
> But nothing relevant information was there. It seems outdated /
> unmaintained.
> I've just recently find this distro. I used openindiana since Oracle...
> -- Did what they did to opensolaris --
> So, I'm new here, sorry for lame questions.
> Kind regards,
> György Pásztor

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