FreeBSD is #1

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at
Tue Jun 13 05:47:07 UTC 2006

>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-freebsd-questions at
>[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Danial Thom
>Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 5:06 PM
>To: Kris Kennaway
>Cc: freebsd-questions at; Beech Rintoul
>Subject: Re: FreeBSD is #1
>--- Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 02:36:24PM -0700,
>> Danial Thom wrote:
>> > Freebsd 4.x no doubt :)
>> At this point FreeBSD 6.x has had way more
>> intensive stress testing
>> and QA by the project than 4.x did.  It is
>> stable.
>> Kris
>I'm not saying that its not, only that I know a
>lot of ISPs and more of them are running 4 than
>6. In fact I know exactly 0 running 6. So
>proclaiming that Freebsd is #1 without qualifying
>what version they are running doesn't really say

We are running 6 on our news and radius server.
In fact we are gradually switching over to 6.1 for a
lot of things.  But it takes a huge amount of time to
move to new platforms, and it is not something your
customers pay you for doing.


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