david at landgren.net
Tue May 6 05:55:55 PDT 2003
Ivan Ivanov wrote:
> sorry, if the question is not for this list, or if
> it is too naive, what
> I am looking for is a shared, public, free, or
> accessible FreeBSD over Internet, so I can connect to it,
> try out things, etc. Limited set of commands would
> be still ok.
I've tried this programme and am quite happy with it. I did encountera
fairly serious problem all the same: as it turned out they were
running 4.6 on a DL-360 G2. When I went out and bought a DL-380 G3 and
installed 4.7, the network card was not recognised.
I had to download and install 4.8-RC2 in a panic to get it up and
running. I could have done without that kind of grief. I now see that
they have upgraded to 4.8. And I quote:
"May 02, 2003
We have just upgraded both of our FreeBSD Test Drives to the latest
release. FreeBSD 4.8 is now running on an AlphaStation XP1000 and a
ProLiant DL360 G2. The XP1000 has a single EV67 processor and 2 GB of
memory, while the ProLiant DL360 G2 has two 1.4 GHz Pentium III Xeon
processors and 4 GB of memory. Try out the latest release of FreeBSD
on our systems before you install it on yours!"
They say you're not allowed to run benchmarks, but I checked that I
was alone on the machine and ran them anyway.
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