Linked by snydeq on Tue 8th Nov 2011 01:29 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives Deep End's Paul Venezia wonders why more folks aren't using FreeBSD on the desktop. 'There used to be a saying -- at least I've said it many times -- that my workstations run Linux, my servers run FreeBSD. Sure, it's quicker to build a Linux box, do a "yum install x y z" and toss it out into the wild as a fully functional server, but the extra time required to really get a FreeBSD box tuned will come back in spades through performance and stability metrics. You'll get more out of the hardware, be that virtual or physical, than you will on a generic Linux binary installation.'
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RE[4]: Too many problems
by DOSguy on Wed 9th Nov 2011 00:47 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Too many problems"
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But why the hell all of my hardware works better on OpenBSD?

The last few years the OpenbSD project has put a lot of effort in notebook/acpi/wifi support. I think the end result is often more stable because they write their own drivers most of the time and try not to rely on binary blobs.

Edited 2011-11-09 00:49 UTC

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