Freebsd vs. linux

Anthony Atkielski atkielski.anthony at
Tue Feb 15 06:10:26 GMT 2005

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC writes:

> If I am not mistaken, MS has a certification process for 3rd party
> drivers.  That is, they approve them and digitally sign them.  And they
> stick them on their OS distribution CDs.  Hence, they are part of MS's
> OS offering.  They are vetted by MS first.

Yes, but not all drivers are certified in this way.  The ones that are
are far less likely to cause trouble.  They may still have
bugs--Microsoft does not audit the code line by line--but they are
usually reasonably stable.  It's a step forward.


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