DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2006-07
Re: Interview with Matt on bsdtalk about 1.6
:On Thu, July 13, 2006 10:01 am, Dimitri Kovalov wrote:
:> I listen to this. Very interesting. I only challange one
:> thing. You say that 1.6 is more stable than FreeBSD 4.x.
:> How can you make this claim? FreeBSD 4.x is installed in
:> 1000s of servers and network devices for many years, and I
:> don't hear of anyone using Dragonfly for more than a
:> corporate server or firewall. So how can you claim such
:> stability before it is battle tested?
:Because a good number of the issues fixed date back to FreeBSD 4.x?
Because I'm an optimist. It's definitely more of a gut feeling then
anything specific, from having used and worked on FreeBSD almost
exclusively until I started the DragonFly project.
In anycase, I really do think that DragonFly is now more stable then
FreeBSD-4 ever was. And, yes, a good chunk of the bugs that have been
fixed, in particular to the buffer cache and softupdates, but also
issues with IPSEC, the tcp stack, and a few others, were all present