Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

dick hoogendijk dick at nagual.nl
Fri Dec 12 12:54:31 PST 2008

On Fri, 12 Dec 2008 21:35:59 +0100 (CET)
Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:

> They do this to hide their hardware faults that way - that's the true 
> reason they do this.
> With new hardware produced every year it MUST be buggy and certainly
> there are thousands of hardware bugs.
> with "secret" drivers - they can easily hide them. AFAIK at least
> half of their driver code are to do workaround of their hardware bugs.

Your talking about things without providing any evidence as usual.
It's just bollocks. NVidia has fabulous 3dgraphics cards and their
drivers work very very well. At least they do on solaris (32/64bit).

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