Debian Testing: FreeBSD 10.0 vs. Linux 3.14 Kernels
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 16 June 2014. Page 3 of 3. 9 Comments

Debian GNU/kFreeBSD for Jessie is at least more competitive to the Linux OS with John The Ripper's Blowfish and MD5 tests.

GCC 4.8 still has some performance regressions over GCC 4.7.

Debian GNU/kFreeBSD had a win over Debian GNU/Linux with the bizzy workload.

Those interested in more Debian GNU/Linux vs. Debian GNU/kFreeBSD benchmarks can find these sample benchmark results from the Phoronix Test Suite on via 1406035-KH-GNUFREEBS79.

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