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Re: Linux with FreeBSD userspace

On Sun, Feb 21, 1999 at 02:52:49AM -0500, Avery Pennarun wrote:
> The first time I ran freebsd (a few years ago, now) I was struck by just how
> much faster its console ran and programs loaded.  Why?  Less featureful, but
> much smaller/faster programs.  I can't comment on modern-day freebsd.  Maybe
> it's gotten fatter over time, just like Linux has.  (And don't try to tell
> me libc6 isn't bloated!)

YMMV; I found the console to be quite ugly (especially the block cursor)
and did not feel comfortable using it. I use the Linux console more than
I do X, though.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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