FreeBSD Embedded in 3rd Party Applications and Appliances?
pervaiz at splunk.com
Tue Aug 14 09:25:15 PDT 2007
Well put. Thanks,
On Aug 14, 2007, at 7:25 AM, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Pervaiz Choudhry <pervaiz at splunk.com> writes:
>> We are trying determine cost and benefits of supporting FreeBSD
>> platform for OEM market. Does any one have data on the installbase
>> for FreeBSD "Embedded" in 3rd party applications and appliances? We
>> are looking for ball park numbers.
> There is no requirement to tell anyone else that you're using FreeBSD
> in a product, so some people don't. As a result, I would be highly
> suspicious of any numbers anyone *could* come up with (I would expect
> such numbers to miss a lot of applications).
> A better approach in my opinion would be to look at specific use
> cases; the FreeBSD web site includes some information of that sort.
> One example not listed there is that Juniper Networks routers control
> plane ("JunOS", I think) is based on FreeBSD.
> Good luck.
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