illumos-gate debug variant is now available

OpenIndiana illumos-gate provides new debug.illumos variant. This allows DEBUG kernel modules to be installed that match the non-DEBUG kernel modules’ functionality. This variant defaults to false. To use it: root@openindiana:/root# beadm listBE            Active Mountpoint     Space Policy Createdopenindiana   –      –              9.50M static 2016-06-16 11:37openindiana-1 –      –              1.10G static 2016-08-31 15:58openindiana-2 NR     Read More …

OpenIndiana user survey 2016

I would like to ask all the community members and developers to complete a short OpenIndiana survey form located at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1k2LNzxQxGdUZ7joL_tI3Aid_fzTGPxSDEAp83PbCmus.  This will give us answers to several questions and the information will help us improve OpenIndiana. Completing this form should not take more than 15 minutes and will help Read More …

Boot loader project demo v6

It is actually the sixth version of the demo made available for public, and this time the focus is on UEFI boot.  As demo, the software is not intended to be installed, even if with little effort this can be done. We are providing text mode cd iso and usb Read More …

REQUIRED_PACKAGES in oi-userland

I just merged PR, which brings REQUIRED_PACKAGES feature from userland-gate. This allows specifying and installing build time dependencies. It introduces following targets: gmake REQUIRED_PACKAGES – this target will modify component Makefile, so it contains autogenerated REQUIRED_PACKAGES. REQUIRED_PACKAGES is not 100% and manual check has to be done in some cases. Read More …