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 -- Josef Grosch | Another day closer to a | FreeBSD 6.3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] | Micro$oft free world | Berkeley, Ca.
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