Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Thu Dec 11 14:19:22 PST 2008

> things changing. Because I have to administer and to program
> on FreeBSD, I enjoy (!) the excellent documentation. Everything
> is there, from system binaries, configuration files, maintenance
> procedures, system calls and kernel interfaces. Just look into

i fully agree with you

> the Linux world - you don't find this fine quality there very
> often. It seems to develop into a common habit that documentation

in linux:

man command

this manual is no longer maintained. try info, google or wiki. maybe you 
will find your documentation, maybe not.


it's one of things that make linux unusable for me.

> The administration of the FreeBSD OS is, due to its good
> documentation, very easy.

and due to clear config files, not linux-like mess.
it's really clear and easy.

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