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Re: dragonfly pdf documentation

From: Miguel Filipe <miguel.filipe@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 18:07:28 +0100


On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 08:35:34 -0500, Erick Perez <eaperezh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thanks to all. I've got the PDF, will print and start reading.
> So far I have heard that BSD is the more robust *nix OS out there. I
> run a bunch of server in Linux (Whitebox, Redhat enterprise, Suse)
> running sendmail, squid, sshd, ClamAV, apache, imap and the most
> recent, an iPBX called Asterisk, a few linux based routers and some
> other stuff.
> I need performance and i heard i cant go wrong with bsd.
> I was reading the design goals of dragonfly and i agree with that, so
> i'll give it a try.

Thats great!

> Since all my Linux installations are production servers.....can I
> switch or 1.0a release is not ready for prime time? (i got the march
> 27 build)

There's a release coming out real soon, this means that currently the
CVS head or Current is probably very stable and will stabilize a bit
more in the next week...
With the release coming right after that.

> On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 21:22:45 +0800, Eduardo Tongson <propolice@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > BTW, why is the reason that some names like network interface names
> > > are named differently between linux and dragonbsd?
> >
> > I think you mean eth0 vs xl0,dc0
> >
> > Linux uses eth_ for naming a network interface, on BSD interfaces are
> > named after the driver, xl0 (3Com 3C90x), dc0 (DEC). IMHO it is one of
> > Linux' design flaws. Naming it after the device is a plus because it
> > makes troubleshooting easier and less confusing (you know right away
> > which interface are you messing with).
> >
> > --
> >                                                    Eduardo Tongson
> >                                                    <pornadmin.net/~tongson>
> >
> --
> -------------------------------------------
> Erick Perez
> Linux User 376588
> http://counter.li.org/  (Get counted!!!)
> Panama, Republic of Panama

Best regards,

Miguel Sousa Filipe

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