[nycbug-talk] Which B

Louis Bertrand louis
Fri Nov 19 20:34:08 EST 2004

On Fri, 19 Nov 2004, Francisco Reyes wrote:

> On Fri, 19 Nov 2004, G T wrote:
> > Indeed. OpenBSD is the way to go. Less extra,
> >more juice. Choose OS that will get more from
> >the hard and layered it
> >with security. OBSD do well specially wit sparc and i386
> Would OpenBSD be easy enough to learn for a FreeBSD user?
> At a new client of mine they have two Sparc enterprise 220s.
> I am still undecided if to advice them to sell or to see if there would be
> any use for them.
> In general I still kind of wonder what is the advantage of using Sparc
> over Intel for a BSD. Specially these two machines are only Dual 450Mhz.
> I don't have any experience with sparc to know how these would compare to
> a FreeBSD machine with Intel/AMD.

I think it's been mentioned before, but it doesn't look like OpenBSD SMP isn't
ready on sparc64 yet: http://www.openbsd.org/smp.html

 --Louis  <louis at bertrandtech dot ca>

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