BSDstats: May Statistics - 23 998 Hosts Reported In

Marc G. Fournier freebsd at hub.org
Sun Jun 8 13:49:39 UTC 2008


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Over the past year, there have been a few that had talked about submitting a 
patch for this, but time is always an issue ... I've never looked into 
sysinstall itself, so wouldn't even know where to start ... anyone?

- --On Friday, June 06, 2008 02:12:54 +0300 Alaksiej C <ac at belngo.info> wrote:

> I think it would be nice to have "Enable bsdstats" option in sysinstall.
> Usually, an admin has enough trouble to care about, and installation of
> bsdstats is out of checklist. And personal users are rarely aware of it.
>
> On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 8:31 AM, Marc G. Fournier <scrappy at hub.org> wrote:
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>> > As of June 5th, 2008, the project is seeing 23 998 hosts reporting in,
>> with a
>> > break down as follows:
>> >
>> >           PC-BSD           14 715 hosts
>> >           FreeBSD           6 331 hosts
>> >           DesktopBSD        2 662 hosts
>> >           NetBSD              108 hosts
>> >           MirBSD               68 hosts
>> >           OpenBSD              59 hosts
>> >           DragonFly            27 hosts
>> >           MidnightBSD          22 hosts
>> >           GNU/kFreeBSD          6 hosts
>> >
>>
>> I run a couple of servers in KE and I always do check to see if the
>> number grows. Since I run most of those that report the stats, it's
>> something that I am always curious about, since I don't know who the
>> other participants (6 more now) are:-)
>> Anyway, I am surprised at how fast PC-BSD is picking up.
>> I know that during installation, it prompts the installer to enable
>> the submission of stats. Could this explain why there are more PC-BSD
>> that there are FreeBSD?
>> For FreeBSD, the owner must know about the stats and configure them to
>> be submitted.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
>> Nairobi,KE
>> +254733744121/+254722743223
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>>
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