Re: Moving from BSDi
At 12:47 PM 10/28/2002 -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>Here is my script I used a couple years ago. (I don't advocate Linux over
BSD. I do advocate freedom of choice.)
I think I will try this script, THANK YOU. The biggest problem, which I
have all talked about is that BSDi starts at userid 100. I think I can
script to redo the userid count.
>I have used Debian for X workstations, X servers, DNS, mail, spam
filtering, website hosting, radius, ldap, samba, printer servers, etc.
I have BSDi for DNS, Radius, Sendmail, FTP and Web. I put up a Mandrake
this summer on an IBM Netfinity Server and while the speed is impressive,
I have to kick it every few days is not. Cron jobs stop running with no
mention in the
log files, ftp shuts down, etc. I tried Red Hat 7.3 for a new mail server,
mentioned here yesterday it failed.
This is interesting. I can understand concerns with the commercial BSD/OS
(especially over past 1.5 years).
BSDi seemed to lack innovation after 1996. The product is solid, but
expensive and when
they started the license key with the 3.0 version I did not see any great
compensate for that. It seemed they spent more time trying to get the
But what are the "performance" issues you have found?
By performance I mean a couple of things. Time to deliver mail, time to
query a database,
time to dynamically create a web page, ftp transfer speed, etc.
(By the way, if you are already a BSD administrator, it is easy to move
from BSD/OS to NetBSD or FreeBSD).
I had also considered that, but FreeBSD does not support my hardware (IBM