On Monday 04 June 2007 05:30:37 am Per olof Ljungmark wrote: > Kris Kennaway wrote: > > On Mon, Jun 04, 2007 at 09:46:00AM +0200, Ewald Jenisch wrote: > >> Hi, > >> > >> I'm about to set up a new server that should run basically > >> network-monitoring (MRTG, Cacti etc.). Hardware will be HP C-class > >> blade based on AMD Opterons. > >> > >> Should I stick with FreeBS 6.x or wait for FreeBSD 7 (see > >> http://www.freebsd.org/releng/index.html - "June 2007 Start FreeBSD > >> 7.0 Release Process). > > > > Note "start". The release is still many months away, so presumably > > you do not wish to wait until then to install your server :) You > > should definitely keep an eye on it though, there is a lot of good > > stuff coming up in 7.0. > > > >> The question basically is: Will FreeBSD7 be "current" or "stable"? > > We are running several non-critical (including this T42 laptop) and one > critical (SMTP) machine with -CURRENT and so far it's been a matter of > getting the source from a good moment in time, mostly the snapshots. So > far very few problems. You need a testbed to try stuff out on though.
Note that the bge adapters in the HP c-class blades require SerDes support, which IIRC was not present in 6.2-RELEASE but has (hopefully? maybe?) been MFC'ed since then. JN _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"