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Re: Looking at a workstation solution.

From: Brian Reichert <reichert@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2004 14:40:41 -0500

On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 02:31:39PM -0500, John McGee wrote:
> i know this will come across as a pretty general question but here goes.
> I'm looking for a low end workstation os for a laptop setup.
> ive tried freebsd 5.2.1 and its kind of slow.  how does dragonfly compare? 
> how does it compare (in speed) to a linux 2.6.8 workstation.

Not to in any way cut down on dragonfly, but it's my feel that
FreeBSD 4.x is peppier on a laptop than 5.x.  Mind you, I've been
looking for an excuse to run dragonfly on a lap, and I just haven't
test-fired that yet. :)

> any response would be great.

Good luck, in any regard.

Brian Reichert				<reichert@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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