FreeBSD Versions 4.10 vs. 5.2.1
kirk at strauser.com
Tue Jun 22 06:09:08 PDT 2004
On Tuesday 2004-06-22 01:07 am, freebsd at solisix.com wrote:
> Just a quick questions. I've been running into a few problems with 5.2.1
> not being very stable and was thinking of reverting back to 4.10.
I wouldn't necessarily think of it as reverting. They're almost two
different (but similar) systems.
> I usually run the current versions from the ports collection, such as
> Gnome. I was wondering if this will be a problem? Also, what will I loose
> when I go back to 4.10. Also, is 5.2.1 faster or is 4.10 faster and
> more stable.
5.x is faster in some ways and slower in others. The answer is a resounding
"well, it depends...". The big snag, though, is that 5.x is slated to
become the "-STABLE" version in the very near future, so there's a good
chance you'd find yourself "crossgrading" into a system that's about to be
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