Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd (+binary compatablity?)
email@example.com (Steve Lamb) wrote on 18.02.99 in <E10DklK-0004Rufirstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Fri, 19 Feb 1999 18:29:45 +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> >e.g. many will still try to claim that freebsd's networking code is
> >better/faster than linux'. it was, years ago. linux has been beating
> >freebsd in network performance for years.
> OK, playing devil's advocate here for a moment. If that is the case,
> then why do we constantly see FreeBSD breaking records on ftp.cdrom.com
> while Red Hat, at Comdex, was balancing the load over several, more
> powerful, machines at a lower threshhold than the max on cdrom.com?
Maybe because they have different policies?
How does the actual performance compare, from a user's point of view,
between the Red Hat and the cdrom.com servers?
Somehow, I suspect that a server maxed out enough to break records is
*not* what I'd like as a user.