FreeBSD Version recommend for OLD machine

C. P. Ghost cpghost at
Fri Mar 12 11:15:50 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 5:29 AM, Jorge Biquez <jbiquez at> wrote:
> The machine has a Motherboard that supports 2 double pentium III processors
> with 1GB of ram and a hard disk with 40GB.
> It won't do anything else but a dns slave for maybe 100 domains, mail and
> squirrel for 10 domain, not more than 100 users with very low volume. That's
> all.

Wow, that's a big and fast machine, compared to some of the really OLD
boxes that run FreeBSD 8.0 just fine with a load similar to yours (some of
them with 500 MHz CPUs, 128 MB RAM and 20 GB disks). For server
needs, go for 8.0, you won't regret it.


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