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RE: Would you recommend NetBSD for…?
I don't share the same impression as you at all.
I have always considered NetBSD to be production ready. My preferences lay in
its default small disk and memory footprint and its stability.
The only downsides are if NetBSD lacks support for some required hardware or
software you must use. But this is true in varying degrees for all OSs.
What is your intended use? There are very few instances (for example, hosting
an Oracle db) in which NetSD is not well suited.
> From: rschmid-netbsd%raptor.net@localhost
> Subject: Would you recommend NetBSD for??
> Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:56:44 -0500
> To: netbsd-users%netbsd.org@localhost
> Many years ago I used to run a FreeNet on abandoned Macs and NetBSD. They
ran great and it was a great second life for that hardware but when OS X
matured I switched over. Sadly, the promise of OS X as a serious server
solution never came to fruition and Lion has ended that dream for me.
> Now that I've returned to NetBSD it seems that the attitude and intent of
NetBSD has changed slightly. It seems to be much more geared toward students,
researchers and experimentalists.
> So, the question I have is "Would you as a NetBSD user recommend NetBSD for
production servers? Why or why not?"
> Robert Schmid
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