New Release

Danial Thom danial_thom at
Tue Apr 19 16:13:08 PDT 2005

--- Kris Kennaway <kkenn at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> On 2005-04-19, Danial Thom
> <danial_thom at xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> It would be great if you could send an
> actual
> >> bug report (i.e. with
> >> details instead of emotional terms like
> >> 'clunky') to an appropriate
> >> freebsd mailing list.
> >
> > I read some threads on the subject and it
> seems
> > that anyone who says anything negative
> > performance-wise is first told how great the
> > latest release is and that he should upgrade,
> and
> > then 20 guys will try to explain away his
> > findings with some other minutia that has
> nothing
> > to do with the problem. My personal opinion
> is
> > that Freebsd 5.x is an abortion, and I don't
> know
> > how to file a problem report that says that
> the
> > OS design sucks in general. So I thought I'd
> just
> > try something else.
> Fine, good luck with that.  Perhaps Linux will
> suit your amd64 needs.

Sadly, it appears that at this point in time its
the only viable choice. But like I said, I don't
"need" amd64. I'm just curious if there is any
real evidence that its actually worthwhile. I've
never seen any comprehensive results; only
snippets of this and that. Nothing very

And please don't write to me directly if you are
going to use an unreachable return address. Its
rude and annoying.


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