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I started out using fbsd back when 4.4 was a thing, and the performance was much better than anything GNU/Linux could do, for running Apache.

Back then fbsd had something called accept filters, which basically made the accept call only return when a http request was received in the network buffers.

Systems running fbsd loaded up different than Linux, kept being responsive. On same hardware, could do 3-5x more rps with lower load iirc.

As my applications at the time became more cpu bound, I switched to Debian around 4.11.

I've recently been using 10.x, coming back to fbsd from 10 years of Debian. I love what you've done while I was gone. Especially binary packages and easy upgrades, but especially jails and zfs.




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