Desktop user feedback

Nikolai Lifanov lifanov at
Thu Nov 7 08:38:28 PST 2013

On 11/07/13 10:57, charles wrote:
> Hello,
> I don't write often on the mailing list, but this time I wanted to share
> with you my feelings about Dragonfly BSD. I've been following the
> project since a few years, trying regularly every new release.
> I've seen the 3.6 version will be released soon, so I used a daily build
> to try it out, and WOW ! One sentence could resume it all: I can use
> KDE4 on my intel laptop, and even restart X.
> The switch to "pkgng" is very nice, I could had installed everything
> easily, no need to find a repository or configure the tool. No need to
> install the ports.
> The desktop performance is amazing, it's very smooth, even when
> installing packages or copying data from the network. I just tried
> OpenBSD 5.4 before, and the system just hangs when you access the disk
> too much.
> I just want to thanks everyone who worked hard on this version !  Keep
> up the good work !
> -- 
> Charles RAPENNE

I second that. Tiered scheduler means that even under load of 56 on a 4
core system, I can still read my email and get interactive work done in
comfort. Also, HAMMER (1) performs stunningly-well for what it does,
whether on low memory or high memory machines.

- Nikolai Lifanov

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