> --- Francisco Reyes <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> 
> > Marc G. Fournier writes:
> > 
> > > the problem is that none of the Tier 1
> > hardware manufacturer's support 
> > > FreeBSD, and a growing number of places (ie.
> > Adaptec / Intel) appear to be 
> > > dropping support for it as well ...
> > 
> > But companies like 3Ware and Areca are
> > supporting it and from what I see on 
> > the lists, people are voting with their money
> > in their favor.
> 
> Mainly because they had drivers that required
> little modification from previous versions. Intel
> has a few other things on their plate, releasing
> more processors to bail out Freebsd's paltry
> performance, so give them a break.
> 
> How long are vendors supposed to wait for the
> FreeBSD developers to deliver the performance
> they've claimed that they can deliver? I know
> several network appliance vendors all stuck on
> FreeBSD 4, because 5 and 6 are a step backwards
> performance-wise. Now they're saying 7 will be
> the one. 
> 
> FreeBSD is the OS that cried "WOLF", and the
> vendors are starting to ignore the calls. The
> infrastructure is so poor (in terms of process
> switching times and scheduler efficiencies), and
> they seem clueless on how to fix it.

Must be a troll.
FreeBSD performance is not what holds it back.
It competes well with others out there.

////jerry

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