smp xeon question

Petri Helenius pete at
Wed Jan 12 23:34:41 PST 2005

Frank Mancuso wrote:

>Hello there, I have a dual xeon 2.8's and 2gb of ram. And was
>wondering which version of FreeBSD would be better to install. FreeBSD
>4.10 or FreeBSD 5.3. On all my other systems which are P4 1.9's I've
>used FreeBSD 4.10, cause I was very comfortable with it. But as of SMP
>support. I'm not sure on the hardware support on either versions.
Both will work, you'll get more performance out of 5.3 but it's still 
fairly recent release so your mileage may vary more than with 4.x.


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