* Lucas Holt <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2004-04-25 12:56]:
> >I had never seen the nickname 'Slowlaris' before that, but I came to
> >appreciate it ;)
> Solaris advocates used to say that it was slow on uniprocessor systems.
> I think freebsd 5.2.1 through that out the window. (because of SMP
> I haven't used solaris 9 x86, but i have seen *bsd vs solaris 7 and 8
> on x86 hardware. Solaris is a tad bit slow. In fact, its not just
> ia32 hardware. I had an old sparc that came with solaris and i put
> NetBSD on it. NetBSD was easily twice as fast. (not sparc64) It was
I have had the same experience there, too, with an SS5. It runs Solaris
*very* slowly, but with NetBSD (which it's running now) it's a nice
little desktop machine (if only I could get X to display in more than
8-bit color depth.)
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