My guess is that SGI are moving towards IA64 as their base platform and
will need a unix OS for it. Linux support for IA64 is somewhat ahead of
the BSD one. Linux also works on existing SGI hardware.
Just my thoughts.
On 12 Jul 2001 17:21:15 +0800, Federico Sevilla III wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I hope this does not cause any major trouble. I am wondering if there is
> any effort to get XFS working on FreeBSD complete with EAs and ACLs. I do
> not know what the state of the filesystem support of FreeBSD is, but the
> last I've read looks like it's still UFS with soft updates. I also
> personally wonder why SGI decided to port XFS to Linux and not to the
> BSDs. I have never used any BSD (I use Linux actually) but this just makes
> me curious. I've heard the BSDs are also very good, but maybe someone can
> enlighten me off-list about this.
> Thanks in advance everyone!
> --> Jijo
> Federico Sevilla III :: jijo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Network Administrator :: The Leather Collection, Inc.