[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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