Freebsd vs. linux
tedm at toybox.placo.com
Mon Feb 14 09:48:58 GMT 2005
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Anthony
> Sent: Sunday, February 13, 2005 12:25 PM
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Freebsd vs. linux
> Vulpes Velox writes:
> > I think the problem there is ppl make largely pointless differences
> > between the two... the only difference between a server and desktop,
> > is a desktop needs support sound cards and a the kernel level stuff
> > for GL.
> There are dramatic differences between servers and desktops, and they
> should not be confused. Anything that runs well as a desktop
Anything that is COST EFFECTIVE and that runs well as a desktop..
The main difference between a desktop and a server is a server
needs beefy disk I/O or beefy CPU power or both, while a desktop
needs beefy video and can often make due with piss-poor disk I/O.
While a desktop is USUALLY optimized for the video, and saves
money by using poor I/O, and a server vis-versa, if you had unlimited
funds you could certainly put a hardware RAID card on your desktop
and have an equivalent to the server.
More information about the freebsd-questions