SUMMARY: y2k patches for sunOS4.1.3

From: ganeshan (
Date: Thu May 21 1998 - 17:59:02 CDT

Hi Everybody,

A big thanks to all for the spontaneous reply. As much as I guessed, there
will not be any Y2k patches for
sun OS 4.1.3 andThe only option is to upgrade to either 4.1.3_U1 or 4.1.4 or
to Solaris2.X.

Casper Dik <casper@holland.Sun.COM> wrote
>SunOS 4.1.3 hasn't been on maintenance for many years now; don't
>expect new patches to be released for it. Only two SunOS 4.x releases
>have been supported for the last couple of years; 4.1.3_U1B and 4.1.4.
>The EOL matrix has this:
>SOLARIS 1.1A&C Last Order Date: 6/3/94
>(SunOS 4.1.3) Support Level __1___ Date 8/92
> Support Level __2___ Date 11/94
> Support Level __3___ Date 12/98
> Consult 12/00
>Since there's no support but level 3 (Time & Materials) in y2000,
>don't expect any patches.
>The last 4.1.3 patches were released around 1 year ago.
>You are probably already missing out on security patches and not
>just Y2K patches. If you want to run Y2K compliant SunOS, you
>must run 4.1.3U1 or 4.1.4
others who unanimously suggested for upgrade were
Taco Hettema <,>
Niall O Broin <>
Rich Kulawiec <>

Thanks once again

Best regards


Ganeshan Srinivasan,
Graphics Computer Systems,
97 Highbury Road, Burwood,Vic3125
phone:98888522 fax:98888511

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