On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 01:26:36PM -0800, Brian Whalen wrote: > michael wrote: > >has anyone stopped at all during this discussion and considered what > >you're arguing about? you're all complaining about a SERVER os that > >doesn't have an nvidia driver for its 64bit implementation and Wojciech. > >I mean seriously, has this helped anything at all? is ranting on here > >about those two things going to change 8.0 to be the next best gaming > >console? no. if you want to use freebsd on your desktop with 3D you > >can. just run i386. but this entire thread has gone down hill from the > >OP, and it is nonsense. you get a few more registers with 64bit and > >some more ram, big deal. show me a gaming console that needs more than > >four gigs of ram. its not a priority and it shouldn't be. this is a > >server class operating system that you CAN use on your desk if wanted. > >even linux in all its glory with an nvidia 64bit driver isn't all that > >great at gaming, i'm sorry its just not. its not that great with 3D > >modeling either(in house and proprietary software like maya do not > >count). > > It is a great server OS. Perhaps some would like it to be a better > desktop OS? PC BSD not good enough for some I suppose? You could > always get a Mac and run the NIX underneath it when needed.
I like FreeBSD more than PC-BSD as a desktop OS, personally. I don't like the "do it our way" mentality of these "user friendly" desktop oriented OSes. What I want more of is functionality -- not featuritis. So, no . . . PC-BSD isn't "good enough" for my purposes, because it's serving someone else's purposes entirely. -- Chad Perrin [ content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ] Quoth Henry Spencer: "Those who don't understand Unix are doomed to reinvent it, poorly."
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