best FBSD version for commercial use.

Warren Block wblock at
Fri Oct 9 21:19:25 UTC 2009

On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Polytropon wrote:

> On Fri, 9 Oct 2009 15:04:42 -0400, Mikel King <mikel.king at> wrote:
>> Recommend sticking with 7.x branch until 8.0 has been through one or
>> two solid releases. Then  you should be able to perform a csup and
>> rebuild the world to the current version of 8.x at the time.
> So you would not recommend 8 (as RC1 at the state of the moment)
> for commercial use. Regarding your explaination, I do understand
> this. It's often mentioned that x.0 releases aren't "that good".
> But allow me a follow-up question: Is 8.0-RC1 already recommendable
> for a home desktop, or would 7.2 be the version of choice? I'm
> asking this because of the many improvements especially the USB
> subsystem has gotten in 8 which would be important for the "plug
> and play experience" for USB devices...

8.0 also has the ability to run www/linux-f10-flashplugin10.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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