About Freebsd 7.0 versus 6.3

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 09:29:06 PST 2007

On Nov 8, 2007 11:55 AM, Expresso Digital ISP <cesar at expresso.com.br> wrote:
> Hi, my name is Cesar.
> I'd like to know what is the diference between 7.0 and 6.3 and why create a
> newest version and after old version.

6.X is the last of versions meant primarilly for single processing
machines (with some after thought payed to multiprocessing).

7.X is the beginning of the versions specifically designed with
multiprocessing/cores in mind

Under the hood many things have been changed improved in 7.... the
offical recommendation is 6.3 is for people who can *NOT* upgrade to 7
for whatever reason and everyone else should use 7... note as far most
people can tell there is no "easy" way to upgrade to 7 if you have 6
installed so you should start with 7

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