[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Devin Ganger devin at thecabal.org
Thu Jun 14 10:07:42 CDT 2007

On 6/14/07 8:01 AM, "Sridhar Ayengar" <ploopster at gmail.com> wrote:

> Devin Ganger wrote:

>> On 6/13/07 5:26 PM, "Phil Stracchino" <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
>>> I've heard it said what w2K3 Server actually performs better for gaming
>>> than W2K.  Can anyone else corroborate or refute this?
>> It's true, at least in my experience -- depending on the game, of course.
>> For the most part, W2K3 just flat performs better than W2K.

> What about XP Pro x64?  It's based on the W2K3 code-base, not the XP
> code-base.  Although the 64-bit support might make it a bit less
> memory-efficient.

>From what I've seen, driver support has been the big blocker for gaming on
64-bit Windows of any stripe, up to and including Vista. Vista has really
forced the issue on hardware manufacturers and software publishers, though,
and it's finally starting to sort itself out...but it isn't completely there

Every time one of my co-workers says something about 64-bit support, I say,
"Welcome to the 20th century." When they look at me funny, I remind them
that I used to be a Solaris admin and thus was already used to 64-bit
operating systems.

Devin L. Ganger <devin at thecabal.org>
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