freebsd vs. netbsd

Doug McIntyre merlyn at
Mon Jun 8 05:04:23 UTC 2020

On Mon, Jun 08, 2020 at 12:08:13PM +0800, Wesley wrote:
> On 2020/6/8  上午 11:14, Polytropon wrote:
> > In an attempt to summarize, all the BSDs can be
> > used for almost everything - from embedded, to laptops, desktops,
> > servers, and "combined forms". In reality, you_will_  find BSDs
> > in all those places, and you will also find them in places where
> > you don't know there is a BSD running, for example in routers,
> > managed switches, NAS, WLAN APs, firewall and other networking
> > appliances. They are also used as development platforms for a
> > lot of other systems.
> And, do you know if there is a mobile OS powered by BSD?

Not per-se, but Apple took many parts of BSD
into Darwin, which forms the basis of iOS for all their devices.


So you could say a bit of BSD is in quite a lot of mobile devices.

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