Re: [dev] Operating system choice

From: doa379 <>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:35:52 +0000

There's an incredible amount of spam and OT on this list isn't there!

On 19/11/14 21:27, Lee Fallat wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 4:14 PM, Dmitrij D. Czarkoff <> wrote:
>> Which of these aren't available on OpenBSD in your opinion?
> I think OpenBSD has most of what I listed, but lacks hardware support.
> Using a computer's CPU to its full extent is nice too. I'm usually
> running apache with at least 10 virtual instances and other servers,
> with 2 web browsers open, 5 terminals and a bunch of text editing
> windows (can you guess what I do yet?). I also like playing games the
> odd time, because some people just can't code for 50 years straight.
> If I did zero web development I think I'd be running OpenBSD, or hell
> even Plan 9, already full-time. I ran Plan 9 full-time once on my
> netbook, but couldn't deal with no Wi-Fi. I even had to look through
> Intel video driver source code for Linux to adjust the backlight. That
> was pretty awesome actually. Thankfully I didn't nuke the LCD.
> If you don't game, don't care about performance and peripherals, you
> can essentially run any OS of your choice. VGA support is fairly
> simple to implement as well as PS/2 devices from what I've observed
> (but I've never done this).
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