Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Dan dan-freebsd-questions at ourbrains.org
Sun Dec 14 09:46:48 PST 2008

Julien Cigar(jcigar at ulb.ac.be)@2008.12.11 16:23:04 +0100:
> "except when i forgot to unmount" -> yep, the problem lies here, it's so
> natural to just unplug an USB device

That's not an excuse for the kernel panic. The real problem is the
kernel code rot. They can't fix the problem because the code has grown
too complex and unwiedly. They need to reengineer/rewrite some kernel

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