To 6.3 or to 7.0 that is the question?

Stephen Montgomery-Smith stephen at math.missouri.edu
Fri Jan 18 14:06:23 PST 2008


Steven Hartland wrote:
> With the announcement of 6.3 and with 7.0 looking like it wont be far 
> behind I'd interested to hear what people thought of the relative
> benefits of each where?
> 
> I know 7 has had a lot of work done on locking and ULE but are there
> any other reasons to go for that instead of 6.3? Conversely are there
> any reason which would point away from 7 such as stability issues?
> 
>    Regards
>    Steve

I really like FreeBSD 7.x, except for one issue.  On my Dell Lattitude 
D800 laptop, xorg freezes the computer solid on starting or stopping. 
(But I guess I like the advantages of 7.x to the extent that I haven't 
gone back to 6.x).

Stephen


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