[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?
henry.r.bent at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 05:20:37 AEST 2017
On 20 September 2017 at 14:33, Brad Spencer <brad at anduin.eldar.org> wrote:
> At Not Dayjob, it is all NetBSD. Some i386/amd64 bare metal, lots of
> Xen and some arm since 1993 or so.
I ran NetBSD at home for over fifteen years until last year, on both a disk
server and a workstation, and usually on whatever odd hardware came my
way. For the most part it was extremely clean and efficient, but at some
point I realized that for amd64 hardware there was a real lack of
performance as compared to Linux. NetBSD is wonderful for running on older
or exotic hardware when performance is not the #1 consideration, and as far
as I know the networking stack is still among the best, but for a day to
day workstation it just wasn't able to cut it anymore.
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