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Category Archives: FreeBSD vs Linux
Some love benchmarks, others hate them, especially when ‘apples’ are compare with ‘pears’, when Linux is benchmarked against FreeBSD. For what it’s worth there are some new benchmarks on openbenchmarking.org: FreeBSD 9.0 vs Oracle Linux 6.1 UFS, ZFS on FreeBSD … Continue reading
FreeBSD or Linus? This question can evoke heated debates, but according to Brandon Wirtz (FreeBSD vs Linux) they’re both great, but if your hardware is supported by FreeBSD, go for the latter. I presume he is talking about servers. [youtube n-Dd2LayNQ4]
This is an often asked question in newsgroups and forums. The reason for this, is that there is no easy answer. If a straight forward answer could be given, it could have been found on Wikipedia. The fact is, that … Continue reading
Strictly, FreeBSD is not Linux, but on Linux New Media you can vote for your Linux distro. FreeBSD is one of them. Let’s show the world what the “world’s most favourite operating system” is/was in 2010 ;-) Vote here: Linux New Media … Continue reading
Debian’s GNU/kFreeBSD Installer will support ZFS “While Debian GNU/kFreeBSD has supported the ZFS file-system with its FreeBSD-8 kernel, support for installing the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD distribution to a root ZFS file-system will now be possible with the Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” release. … Continue reading
Some links and leftovers: 1. Update on DAHDI Project Max Khon has completed the FreeBSD Foundation funded DAHDI Project and submitted a report. DAHDI (Digium/Asterisk Hardware Device Interface) is the open source device interface technology used to control Digium and … Continue reading
I have some news links an leftovers for you from (the) last (few) week(s): 1. PC-BSD 8.1 [Review] We always wonder why is it that Microsoft makes us pay to use its OS, so why not shift to Linux or … Continue reading