Re: Is FreeBSD ready for desktop (Mozilla Flash)
From: Michel Talon (talon_at_lpthe.jussieu.fr)
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 21:22:40 +0000 (UTC)
Conrad <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm curious - perhaps I run on cheaper/more limited hardware than you do,
At home i have an Athlon 1ghz, nothing very powerful.
> but in running dual boot Linux/BSD systems, the FreeBSD desktop always
> "feels" more responsive (subjective as hell, I realize) and does a much
> smoother job of handling "swap hell", when one has overloaded things way
> beyond the capacity of the ram they were to cheap/broke to pay for. It
> further seems more stable when I run one of my spectacularly goofed up C
> programs that I write now and then. I always assumed that this was due to
> core differences between the FreeBSD architecture and the Linux core, but
> your experience seems to indicate otherwise?
I run kernel 2.6 with Debian. This is a modern and performant kernel.
-- Michel TALON