SchilliX

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SchilliX
Developer currently Jörg Schilling and Fabian Otto
OS family OpenSolaris
Working state Current
Source model Open source
Initial release June 17, 2005; 9 years ago (2005-06-17)
Latest release 0.8 / August 27, 2012 (2012-08-27)
Platforms i686
Kernel type Monolithic (Illumos Kernel[dubious ])
Userland GNU and traditional Solaris
Default user interface GNOME
Official website schillix.sourceforge.net

SchilliX is an OpenSolaris-based live CD and distribution.[1] It was released on 17 June 2005, three days after the first release of OpenSolaris and its initial developers were Jörg Schilling, Fabian Otto, Thomas Blaesing, and Tobias Kirschstein.

Features[edit]

Its developers claim that it is the first pure OpenSolaris-based boot CD.[2]

Version 0.7.1i used the Illumos project for the build.[3] Version 0.7.2 was the first OpenSolaris-like distro that capable of compiling the OpenSolaris source base.

Contributions to Open Source[edit]

The SchilliX project created an OSS replacement for the K&R cpp needed by rpcgen, dtrace and the assembler.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schilling, Jörg. "SchilliX Is Real Now". Jörg Schilling's Blog. Jörg Schilling. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Schilling, Jörg. "First Pure OpenSolaris Based Boot C.D.". Jörg Schilling's Blog. Jörg Schilling. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  3. ^ djwm. "Schillix 0.7.1i released with Illumos underneath". The H. Archived from the original on 7 December 2013. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 

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