On Mon, 30 Jun 2008 20:39:05 -0500 Ryan Coleman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I would recommend fBSD 6.3 instead of 7. You don't need it, unless > you have a documented reason it has to be 7.0 > really?! i thought 7 was supposed to be a big improvement over 6.3: "Dramatic improvements in performance and SMP scalability shown by various database and other benchmarks,in some cases showing peak performance improvements as high as 350% over FreeBSD 6.X under normal loads and 1500% at high loads." http://www.freebsd.org/releases/7.0R/announce.html we've had a lot of trouble though installing 7 on some of our older machines (6.3 is easy and worked well too) because the cdrom doesn't always cooperate. but we got it to work with some extra effort, because we thought it would be better. is it possible that the older versions work better on older machines? -- In friendship, prad ... with you on your journey Towards Freedom http://www.towardsfreedom.com (website) Information, Inspiration, Imagination - truly a site for soaring I's _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"