[BlueOnyx:08524] Re: BlueOnyx 5108R released

Ken - Precision Web Hosting, Inc kenlists at precisionweb.net
Mon Sep 19 19:28:45 PET 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Stauber" <mstauber at blueonyx.it>
To: <blueonyx at mail.blueonyx.it>
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2011 8:19 PM
Subject: [BlueOnyx:08502] BlueOnyx 5108R released

> Hi all,
> We are happy to anounce the release of the 64-bit version of BlueOnyx 
> 5108R.
> So far BlueOnyx had only been available as 32-bit version (5106R on CentOS
> 5.7, or 5107R on Scientific Linux 6.1).
> While this isn't much of a limitation for a general purpose internet 
> server,
> there sure are times and purpose where 64-bit may offer some extra 
> advantages.
> After the recent release of BlueOnyx 5107R and solving the few toothing
> problems that showed up, we shifted our development focuss to porting 
> BlueOnyx
> to 64-bit. This endeavour turned out to be easier than anticipated and
> therefore we can now release our 64-bit BlueOnyx 5108R a bit earlier than
> expected.
> In terms of features, functionality and ease of install it is identical to
> BlueOnyx 5107R and from now on both 5107R and 5108R will be very close 
> cousins
> code wise and update wise.
> The CD version of BlueOnyx 5108R is named 
> BlueOnyx-5108R-SL-6.1-20110916.iso
> and can be downloaded from the usuall download locations indicated on this
> page:
> http://www.blueonyx.it/index.php?page=downloads
> A Tar-Ball version and an OpenVZ template of BlueOnyx 5108R will be made
> available within the next couple of days.
> -- 
> With best regards
> Michael Stauber


Thanks for doing  this. I think it will be great for MySQL databases that 
need a lot of memory.
Also, will it run on Aventurine? And is the Aventurine 32 or 64 bit?

Ken Marcus
Precision Web Hosting, Inc.

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