freebsd vs. linux - educated opinions wanted
drio at perpels.com
Sat May 17 08:50:00 PDT 2003
On Fri, May 16, 2003 at 05:57:49PM -0700, Aaron Peterson wrote:
> i am looking for educated opinions about the following:
> i began using linux about 5 years ago, mostly because i had heard of it and
> was curious and because i found a close friend who was already a couple
> years up the learning curve who could show me around. now that i've been
> emersed in the *NIX world a while longer i have built some of my own opinions
> and heard a great many rumors about the practical differences between linux
> and freeBSD. Some of these are as follows:
> 1. There is better hardware support for linux, and more features because there
> are more developers.
> 2. Linux code is often not as well written as freebsd because freebsd
> developers are more unified, focused and strict.
> 3. freeBSD is more secure
> 4. freeBSD is more stable
> what does linux have that freebsd doesn't? what does freebsd have that linux
> doesn't? what are the security issues that should be acknowledged when
> deciding which to use for something mission critical in a production
> environment? how does one measure/compare stability, and which comes out
> on top?
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