Why FreeBSD not popular on hardware vendors

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Mon Dec 15 15:11:42 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 02:22:31PM -0800, Brian Whalen wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote:
> >
> >Tell that to the uncountable hordes of dedicated Linux users who don't
> >know what they're missing and, as such, see no reason to even give
> >FreeBSD a try.
> >  
> Many Linux people I know still think FreeBSD SMP sucks, that combined 
> with a lack of journaling filesystem on BSD gives the Linux folks a 
> small edge.  I know ZFS is out there, but nor for that long yet on FreeBSD.

Many Linux people I know don't know about FreeBSD SMP and filesystem
matters -- or much of anything else about it, for that matter.  Some even
think FreeBSD is a Linux distribution.

Chad Perrin [ content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
Quoth Jon Postel, RFC 761: "[B]e conservative in what you do, be liberal
in what you accept from others."
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 195 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/attachments/20081215/0a2c15c9/attachment.pgp

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list