On Tue, Jun 27, 2000 at 05:22:29PM +0100, Lars Hecking came forth with:
>> [OpenBSD ...]
> > FreeBSD is nearly as secure,
>> Interesting claim, especially if you look at the number of *BSD Security
> Advisories on bugtraq.
nearly, not exactly.. *BSD can include OpenBSD as well..
if you take out the services, it's not bad.. there were a few things over
the last while, but nowhere near the level of wu-ftpd all on its
And from a home user's POV, any *BSD is okay out of the box...
>> > and can be made to be if you want. It also does _not_ crash :)
>> Very likely, yes and yes :) And btw, I've had Solaris up to 90+ without
> crashing, too, but SPARC hardware is in a different league :)
yeah, it's a lot easier on a real hardware platform (like the Alpha, SPARC,
MIPS type stuff).. even the Athlon board I just got is causing me hassle,
doesn't like if I have the sound card in the wrong slot, let alone
get anywhere near crashing from software..
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