Thanks. I forgot about ZFS, should have thought of that with all the btrfs talk. I'll take a look at the other points.
> Features like these are aimed at people running high-end servers, not
> desktops. If you ever have to use Solaris, as opposed to administering
> it, the first thing to do is install the Gnu userland utilities.
That's indeed what I remember doing when I was working on that Sun machine - notably the file utils, tar and find.