5.2 as a workstation?

Simon Dick simond at irrelevant.org
Wed Jan 14 15:26:21 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 15:21, Alex Dyas wrote:
> >>>So. Is anyone here running 5.x as a workstation? How is it?
> >>>How's the ports tree? Caveats? Etc.
> >>
> >>I run 5.2-CURRENT on my laptop for general desktop operations without issue.
> > 
> > Same here since 5.0 sometime, I much prefer 5.x on laptops
> Is that because of performance or hardware compatibility?  I ask because 
> I'm running 4.9 on my 266 Mhz Thinkpad and it's struggling a little 
> although very stable generally.

Mostly for compatibility to be honest, and ACPI support (as when I
installed 5.x there was no ACPI support for 4.x at all)

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