which is faster: netBSD on my Sparc20 or FreeBSD on P2 dell 450MHz
foreversoldier at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 12 14:05:24 PST 2003
More questions for you all:
Is this the only image file I need to burn for
installing netBSD to my sparc20? So I just burn it and
pop it in, right?
More importantly, I am trying to test the low level
file session (open, close, read, close, seek, etc)
performance difference between:
1. netBSD on SUN Sparc20
2. FreeBSD on Dell precision 410 (P2 450MHz)
similar in RAM.
I am hoping to find out if it's wiser to use SUN
hardware or PC hardware under *BSD.
Has anyone done this sort of comparision before? I am
writing my own testing programs. But it would be nice
to know other's similar work.
--- Stephane Clodic <sclodic at teaser.fr> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 01:10:02PM -0800, Harry Wang
> > I am new at this.
> Welcome :)
> > What do I need to install FreeBSD on a SUN
> As FreeBSD will not support your Sparc20 (not an
> UltraSparc CPU, see
> supported hardware
> http://www.freebsd.org/platforms/sparc.html#hw) your
> could easly install NetBSD which is a other very
> nice *BSD ! ;)
> Stephane Clodic
> France Teaser
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