Posted by: Anonymous
on August 01, 2008 03:47 AM
lol, whoever said FreeBSD is inferior to Linux is funny. There are some incredible advantages to FreeBSD. With the release of 7.0 and the ULE scheduler, FreeBSD outperforms the latest Linux kernel by a fair margin. Both scale more-or-less linearly up to 8 processors (threads of execution if you will). I personally like hacking the FreeBSD kernel much more than the linux kernel - not that that has any weight to support my argument, it was just a thought I had.... The one main disadvantage to FreeBSD is a lack of some drivers. And a huge advantage (arguable of course) is the BSD license that it is released under. This promotes (profitable) business much more than the viral GPL. But I digress...