Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Thu Dec 11 07:49:09 PST 2008

Wojciech Puchar writes:

>  > At work, FreeBSD and Solaris are present. For some fields of
>  > use, I would not FreeBSD instead of Solaris. However, I found
>  isn't the reason to using solaris just the need to run
>  solaris-only binary software?

	I believe there are cases where the vendor publishes software
for multiple OSes, but offers official support for only some of
them.  If having vendor support is a deal-breaker - either for
operational or contractual reasons - and the only alternative to
Solaris is Windows<mumble> ....

				Robert Huff

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