Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Fri Dec 12 11:33:10 PST 2008

>> I disagree.  I believe, rather, that support for closed hardware specs
>> isn't *as* important -- but is still at least somewhat important.
> My reservation to the 3D driver thing is it is setting a very dangerous
> precedent if the solution involves allowing a third party commercial
> enterprise to dictate features FreeBSD "must include" before they will
> support it.

NVidia MUST INCLUDE full documentation of their hardware.
this is normal - hardware manufacturer produces hardware, programmers do 
make support for it.

what is common today isn't normal.

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