Re: Server OS Decision
Bill Vermillion wrote:
I also like the FreeBSD [or any of the BSD's] because of
the 'unified system' and being layed out so logically
and not poluting the OS with user files like other OSes tend to do.
Thanks for the replies, Bill and Chris.
My apologies to all for asking such
a vague question ;)
The reason I asked the question here
is that I haven't found any useful
reviews, comparisons or benchmarks
that I can use to help me to decide.
Since I'll be doing this installation
on weekends, I think I'll just try
installing FreeBSD and see how things go.
I have no experience at all running
FreeBSD, which version should I install?
I have 6.2-RELEASE burned on to CDs already.
Is there any reason not to use that one?
- Running FreeBSD on IBM Blade (works)
... Normally FreeBSD should boot into sysinstall and keyboard should work. ... Installation from CD did not work, due to input/outpu errors of /dev/cd0. ... pci0: <PCI bus> on pcib0 ... 200.000MB/s transfers, Tagged Queueing Enabled ...
- Re: My disk I/O testing methods for FreeBSD 5.3 ...
... Are there any outstanding code changes that will help improve ... > the performance and questions mailing lists under the title " FreeBSD ... > Operating Systems tested: ... > the default installation options as possible with no special tuning. ...
- Re: Frustration
... FreeBSD to version 6.1. ... be it the software installation or hardware ... I've experienced all the problems with Windows ... I've had a million problems with BSD, and with Linux, ...
- Re: New FreeBSD package system (a.k.a. Daemon Package System (dps))
... Recently I stumbled across a document you wrote in 2001, entitled "FreeBSD installation and package tools, past, present and future". ... I find FreeBSD appealing and I would like to contribute it its success, and as your article describes, the installation and packaging system is lacking. ... this be replaced by a single SQLite database. ...
- Re: A strategic question
... > Some time ago, I wanted to migrate to a Unix environment, because I ... > installed Solaris 10. ... > I came to FreeBSD, with the idea that it had a more homogeneous ... that you'd like the installation chapter to also explain "Foo and Bar"? ...