FreeBSD Kernel Internals Documentation

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Tue Jan 3 17:54:57 UTC 2012

Polytropon wrote:

> Maybe consider the chance that a FreeBSD OS can be
> turned into closed source (which the license explicitely
> allows) and put into some embedded device, a router,
> a DSL modem, a managed switch... In parts like this,
> you won't recognize FreeBSD anymore. If you consider
> such devices "niche devices", think again: You'll
> find them near any Internet-connected computer and
> among the bowels of the whole Internet. :-)

Yes, BSD gets embedded & not recognised.  Some business notebook
users years back who thought they were just running security enhanced
MS_Win on their notebooks would have not understood their notebooks
actually booted FreeBSD first, for `security stuff', then ran MS on top.

Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich
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