BSDstats: May Statistics - 23 998 Hosts Reported In

Zafer Aydogan zafer at
Fri Jun 6 07:48:38 UTC 2008

2008/6/6, Murray Stokely <murray at>:
> Hi Marc, can you please post these individually to different lists
>  next time rather than one massive cross-post?
>  On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 6:31 AM, Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at> wrote:
>  > 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?
> Yes I should think that is pretty obvious. =)  I would expect that
>  Yahoo! alone has ~2 orders of magnitude more FreeBSD servers than what
>  is represented there.
>  These numbers have basically no correlation with the number of
>  installed instances of these operating systems.  Anyone interested in
>  this effort should submit patches to optionally install/enable this
>  functionality in the installer of the various operating systems
>             - Murray

Why is this info crossposted on so much lists ?
That's really annoying, beside the fact that the data is useless.

Cheers, Zafer.

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