[nycbug-talk] Which BSD?

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Thu Nov 18 22:59:00 EST 2004

On Thu, Nov 18, 2004 at 06:29:49PM -0800, pete at nomadlogic.org wrote:
> OK folks, I don't know if you all remember the thread I started recently
> regarding getting a machine to act as backup/nas for my house.  Anyway,
> I've got my hands on a Sun Ultra5.  I first plan on putting Solaris 10 on
> it to check out some of the cool new debuggin stuff I've heard about it.

Solaris runs slow on such hardware, any BSD will be better and more fun.

>      But eventually it'll be time to get to business so, does anyone have
> an opinion on which BSD has better support for the UltraSparc
> chip/Sun hardware?  As of now I'm leaning towards FreeBSD 5.x, but
> I'm sure we all have our own opinions on why I would/wouldn't want to
> do that.

Not sure, because of my great bias I can offer no good advice.
Pick the one you like the best, and see if it runs good enough for you
on this hardware platform.

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