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Re: Best suiting OS

From: Claus Guttesen <kometen(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
Cc: "pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Best suiting OS
Date: 2009-10-05 20:51:50
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> Claus Guttesen <kometen(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>
> http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=13001+0+current/freebsd-performance
>
> Not being particularly passionate about any OS, I've been intrigued by
> the FreeBSD benchmarks.  However, management is reluctant to use boxes
> which don't have heavily-advertised decals on the front.  At the
> moment they're going with IBM X-series boxes, and FreeBSD isn't
> supported, so we'd be on our own.  Has anyone had any experience with
> this combination?  (In particular, our biggest machines are x3850 M2
> boxes.)

You can download a live-cd and see if it recognizes disk-controller,
nic etc. on HP bce and bge, em GB nics works fine.

> Oh, and of course I dispute the supremacy of vim as an editor -- why
> use that when you've got "ed"?  ;-)

I have tried edlin on dos 3 or something like that. But don't recall
the commands! :-)

-- 
regards
Claus

When lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom,
the gentler gamester is the soonest winner.

Shakespeare

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