Why are so many people using 4.x?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Mar 28 22:43:41 UTC 2006

On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 05:11:05PM -0500, DAve wrote:

> >Really you want to use 6.0 or 6.1 on any new system, simply because
> >that's the modern, supported version of FreeBSD.
> >
> >Kris
> I get frightened when something is no longer "modern" when it is less 
> than a year old. http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.4R/announce.html
> Good reasons to recommend 6.X would be "bug FOO is fixed", "hardware FOO 
> is now fully supported", "FOO is now a kernel module and can be unloaded 
> or loaded at will", "disk performance is gazillion% better", etc.

If it makes you happy, all of those things are also true.

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