6.1 recommended instead of 5.x for new installations [was: Efficacy
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Thu Sep 7 18:22:32 PDT 2006
> I noticed that FreeBSD 5.x was somewhat quicker than that to get up,
> running, and up to date.
I can't think of a good reason to use FreeBSD 5.x for a new
installation; 6.1 contains so many reliability and performance
improvements that it is the clear choice over 5.5.
(Upgrades are of course a more complicated question.)
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