DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2007-04
Re: Need Reassurance for using DragonFly for Prodduction
On Sun, 8 Apr 2007 00:54:33 +0530
"Siju George" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I am Planning to migrate my Samba Domain Controller from FreeBSd 6.2
> to NetBSD 3.1.
> Now I am having thoughts about using DragonFly 1.4 as it is Stable.
Use 1.8.0 as that is the latest stable release.
> Just Wondering For what all Production purposes people are using
> DragonFly out there :-)
I am using it for NATs and filtering bridges (I maintain 3 DF firewlls in total). Running a samba fileserver from it, too. Oh, and a (dual-cpu) webserver with lighttpd, PHP and MySQL.
> DragonFly is not mentioned in the Platform Specific notes :-(
> Does this mean that I can take the netBSD'd Latest Stable pkgsrc and
> compile it successfully on DragonFly?
Yes, a huge proportion of pkgsrc packages builds and runs. There are also binary package mirrors, see this entry:
> Geuss it does not work well yet on amd64 and I will have to find an
> i368 machine.
It runs in 32-bit mode on amd64 machines. I have sucessfully built (32-bit) world on my A643000+ rig.
> Does it run quite Well on Intel's Core2Duo
It is supposed to run fine on those machines.
Gergo Szakal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
University Of Szeged, HU
Faculty Of General Medicine
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