[Fwd: Re: Totally new to FreeBSD]

Ceri Davies ceri at submonkey.net
Fri Jul 21 11:27:48 BST 2006


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On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 03:25:41PM +0100, Spadge Fromley wrote:
> Bugger. Completely forgot to send a copy to the list :D
>=20
> ---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
> Subject: Re: Totally new to FreeBSD
> From:    "Spadge Fromley" <spadge at fromley.net>
> Date:    Thu, July 20, 2006 15:22
> To:      hammond.mason at uk.abnamro.com
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>=20
> I think I first used 4.4 or 4.5 or something. Updated it up to 4.10 or so,
> then went for 5.something and updated that lots.
>=20
> Now running 6.1 and loving it.
>=20
> What are you wanting the system to do for you? Cos depending how
> mission-critical the system is ... I'd say go for the 5-branch for more
> stability, and 6-branch for more features and functions. Ignore 4
> completely. That's what I reckon.

6.x is better than 5.x even so far as stability is concerned.  I
wouldn't recommend anything older than 6.x to anyone (anymore; later
cuts from the 5.x tree were pretty good).

Ceri
--=20
That must be wonderful!  I don't understand it at all.
                                                  -- Moliere

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