[bf1942] BF2 server discussion

g8 at the.whole.net g8 at the.whole.net
Thu Sep 30 07:49:25 EDT 2004

Another vote for the FreeBSD 5 series.  Steve sums up all the advantages
quite nicely :)


On Thu, 30 Sep 2004, Steven Hartland wrote:

> Great news on the FreeBSD front there definitely seems to be a growing
> use of it as the preferred OS for GSP's due to its excellent security record
> and the issues surrounding Linux and its licences.
> With the time frame your looking at I would say a 5x binary would be the
> best to go with as with the imminent release of 5.3 the 5 branch should
> become the stable branch ( or that's the plan :P ). The benefits of 5x are
> considerable for game serving due to the much enhanced SMP core. We
> have been using it since 5.0 and have never had any issues all our
> *nix based games machines are running 5.X.
>     Steve / K

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