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FreeBSD 4.? or 5.? for a quad AMD-OPTERON 848

dkouroun_(_at_)_cc_(_dot_)_uoi_(_dot_)_gr writes:
> 1) Having all that in mind can anybody let me know which FreeBSD to install
> 4.11 or 5.X such that I have as few stability problems as possible and 
> at the same time performance similar or even better than Linux? 

FreeBSD 4 won't run in 64-bit mode.  You'll have to run FreeBSD 5 or

> 3:) Would it be preferable to upgrade to some 6-current?

I would.  Performance is likely to be better (especially with the
soon-to-come thread library improvements).  It's more work, though.

Beware that -CURRENT snapshots between 2005/02/16 and 2005/02/24 will
be very unstable due to a VM bug which was fixed yesterday.  A
snapshot built from today's sources should be fine.

Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav - des_(_at_)_des_(_dot_)_no

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