[ale] [OT]FreeBSD Resources
kaboom at gatech.edu
Wed Feb 25 01:02:16 EST 2004
On Tue, 24 Feb 2004, Bob Toxen wrote:
> 4. Extremely high performance is required. The last I checked
> BSD has higher network performance. Unless one needs sustained
> gigabit speeds this does not matter. This may not be true
> as of the 2.6 Linux kernel. This assumes that the SysAdmin
> understands performance so well that he won't introduce
This appears to a well-circulated meme, but I've never seen anything
substantial backing it. Do you know of anything?
> 5. Extremely high security is required. There's been some Linux kernel
> security problems in the past few months. This assumes that the
> person configuring the system is such an expert that the minor
> security differences between Linux and Unix are more likely to be
> a problem than a configuration error on the part of the SysAdmin.
Most of the BSDs have also had kernel security issues recently.
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