[nycbug-talk] Oracle 10g on FreeBSD 6.0

Kevin Reiter tux
Fri Dec 2 14:15:41 EST 2005

Marc Spitzer wrote:
> On 12/1/05, Kevin Reiter <tux at penguinnetwerx.net> wrote:
>>Marc Spitzer wrote:
>>>On 12/1/05, Anthony Elizondo <anthony.elizondo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>I forgot to mention: I'm doing this partly for educational enrichment.
>>>>But I am also doing it to show people in my company that FreeBSD can
>>>>do what Linux can, sometimes better. I'll be doing some simple
>>>>performance testing to see if Oracle+FreeBSD can compete with
>>>Here is the thing you can not compete with linux here, you can get
>>>support(that costs an arm and a leg) for linux and you can not for
>>You can get paid support for FreeBSD, among other places, from FreeBSD
>>Mall [1] and from the vendors/consultants listed directly on the FreeBSD
>>website [2].  Granted, there's not the same amount of companies
>>providing support for FreeBSD as there are for Linux, but it's out
>>there.  Hell, we even have a small listing on the NYCBUG website..
> I am sorry, I was talking about support for oracle from oracle.

Sorry, I thought you were saying you couldn't get paid support for FreeBSD (which 
struck me as odd, coming from you..)


It said "use Linux 2.4 kernel or better" so I installed FreeBSD.  Now everything 
runs better.  Why didn't they just tell me to do that to begin with?

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