BSD faster than Linux for 3D gaming?
paul at seamons.com
Thu Sep 8 15:03:05 MDT 2011
> So this isn't just a juvenile OS contest. This is an observation that
> FreeBSD can run some *Linux* FPS games faster than Linux can. That is
> indeed interesting and newsworthy. Unlike Linux, Wine, and Windows
> programs, what we're talking about here is the running of native Linux
> apps on the FreeBSD kernel directly.
It isn't a good observation. It was ubuntu 11.4 (which uses ubiquity
and compiz) vs FreeBSD running KDE.
How would that ever be a fair comparison other than in the "out of the
How about levelling the playing field before making conclusions about
all of Linux being slower than FreeBSD at FPS games.
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