Solaris Express DE 09/07
I have been following the progress of Solaris Express DE, and I’m even running it on my x4500, because I needed a particular ZFS feature before it became available in the official Solaris. Recently the latest drop of SXDE came out, and it reportedly has the new Solaris installer in it. I downloaded a DVD iso and tried to boot it in a VM in VMware Server, without any luck. I thought maybe the iso file was buggered up somehow, despite the MD5 checksum being correct, so I burned the iso to a physical disk and tried booting it on my laptop. I got this frustrating ever-so-close-but-not-quite message from the installer:
This installer requires 768 MB of RAM to run. This machine has 767 MB of RAM.
I’ll try again on my home server.