Complaints regarding amd64 and FreeBSD 5.X...
mv at roq.com
Sat Oct 23 03:38:04 PDT 2004
Sean Chittenden wrote:
> I just installed 5.3-RC1 and things went beautifully. sysinstall is
> rather obnoxious when fdisk'ing a 1.5TB drive/array with that popup
> message (need to set a static variable so that it only pops it up once
> per session instead of after every keystroke). Anyway, no matter how
> large the build is (world is done in under 30min now), I can't walk
> away for hours at a time and retain a sense of satisfaction that the
> computer is doing something while I'm away. By the time I return, the
> machine is idle. In many cases, it's idle by the time I stand up.
> Going from no ports installed to a completed PostgreSQL install takes
> less than 3 minutes. Thanks for nothing. I needed a guilt free trip
> to the bathroom or the vending machine. Other complaints include:
> *) needing to turn off quick boot that way I have a chance of pushing
> delete in time so I can enter the bios
> *) getting frustrated with writing down and looking at 64bit
> addresses. "No one needs more than 4GB of RAM in a server anyway."
What if your a JSP hosting service that runs multiple tomcats through
apache, Java processes nicely eat 200megs per tomcat.
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