On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 07:47:16AM -0400, Robert Huff wrote:
> prad writes:
> >  in our search for servers we contacted genstor (on the freebsd
> >  compatible hardware list) and a very nice fellow talked to us and
> >  sent us a quote. it was out of our price range, but i was very
> >  puzzled to see that the brand new and powerful system they were
> >  putting together was going to be operating with freebsd 5.4
> >  
> >  why would a new system such as this be supplied with such an old
> >  os?
>       Possibly because they haven't tested to make sure it works with
> anything more recent.  (One might, or might not, speculate as to how
> many FreeBSD systems they actually sell.)

Genstor sells lots of FreeBSD systems. The company I work for has bought
about 150 FreeBSD servers in the last 18 months from Genstor. 


Josef Grosch           | Another day closer to a | FreeBSD 6.3
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