Freebsd vs. linux

Jason Stewart jstewart at
Mon Feb 14 16:05:31 GMT 2005

On 12/02/05 19:54 -0800, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> What do you do with ham radio on freebsd?  I haven't looked into it
> much, but it seems that there isn't nearly as many programs/device
> drivers for  freebsd as linux has.  I like how debian actually has a ham
> radio section for it.  I'd like to try out some of the digital radio
> stuff like AX.25

Could be because Mr. Alan cox himself wrote much of the kernel space
Ham radio software for Linux. I could be wrong but I don't see a major
push by any one influential FreeBSD kernel hacker to get Ham stuff in
the kernel.


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