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Poll Results: What OS(es) do you use?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 5% of voters (17)
    Windows XP 32bit
  • 2% of voters (8)
    Windows XP 64bit
  • 1% of voters (5)
    Windows Vista 32bit
  • 3% of voters (9)
    Windows Vista 64bit
  • 2% of voters (6)
    Windows 7 32bit
  • 43% of voters (131)
    Windows 7 64bit
  • 1% of voters (4)
    other (older) windows system
  • 3% of voters (11)
    Mac OS X snow lepord or later
  • 0% of voters (2)
    Mac OS X pre snow lepord
  • 1% of voters (4)
    Slackware based Linux
  • 4% of voters (12)
    Red Hat/Fedora based Linux
  • 2% of voters (6)
    Debian and non-Ubuntu based Debian based OSes
  • 8% of voters (25)
    Ubuntu
  • 5% of voters (15)
    Ubuntu based OSes (ie mint)
  • 3% of voters (9)
    Arch Linux
  • 1% of voters (5)
    gentoo Linux
  • 1% of voters (5)
    other linux
  • 1% of voters (5)
    Unix based OS (ie freeBSD)
  • 3% of voters (9)
    other
  • 4% of voters (13)
    Windows 8 dev/consumer perview
300 Total Votes  
post #21 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blackout621 View Post

Notice how nobody uses Vista... yuck!

I used Vista 32 bit for 2 years, and never had a problem with it....
post #22 of 45
Thread Starter 
has anyone here tryed freenas? considering converting an old p4 dell to run it
post #23 of 45
Arch Linux
Gentoo Linux
FreeBSD
post #24 of 45
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Originally Posted by jrl1357 View Post

has anyone here tryed freenas? considering converting an old p4 dell to run it

I have, yup. Pretty neat piece of software.

Currently setting a box up as an iSCSI target to run a KVM virtualization cluster off of.
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post #25 of 45
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Would it run fine on a pentium 4 2.8ghz 512mb of ram and a crapy igpu?
post #26 of 45
I use Windows 7 32/64 - bit. x64 on my gaming machine and x32 on a small all-in-one pc. OSX on my macbook pro and my pa uses WIndows XP x32. I wish I could get a hold of WinXP 64-bit but its hard to find one.
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post #27 of 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by jrl1357 View Post

Would it run fine on a pentium 4 2.8ghz 512mb of ram and a crapy igpu?

Yup, should be fine! The GUI is web-based, so the iGPU shouldn't really come in to play.

The more RAM you have the more caching it can do, but unless you are doing hardcore IOPS you shouldn't have an issue with 512MB.
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post #28 of 45
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Great!
post #29 of 45
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Would it run fine on a pentium 4 2.8ghz 512mb of ram and a crapy igpu?

Not if you plan on running ZFS (which I'd strongly recommend you do as ZFS is awesome).

You'll need a 64bit CPU and ~2GB RAM if you want to get the best out of ZFS. Failing that, you'd be stuck with FreeBSD's implementation of UFS - which is a bit "meh" in my opinion.
post #30 of 45
Lots of Windows OSes, all 64-bit where applicable, except on my netbook.

My "other" vote was DOS (FreeDOS and IBM PC DOS 2000).
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