Why are so many people using 4.x?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Mar 29 18:30:53 UTC 2006

On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 01:19:30PM -0500, DAve wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >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.
> >
> >Kris
> It would be nice to actually tell new users why 6.X is better wouldn't 
> you think?

No, because I have better things to do with my time than to repeat
information that is widely available and locatable with a few seconds
of searching.

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