Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th Aug 2006 16:54 UTC, submitted by anonymous
NetBSD "NetBSD runs on more hardware platforms than any other UNIX derivative due to smart design decisions and a commitment to portable code. Whether you're porting an operating system to a proprietary embedded system or looking for stability and compatibility across hardware platforms in the lab, NetBSD and its open license is a compelling alternative to Linux and the GNU Public License."
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The evolution of BSDs...
by _DoubleThink_ on Wed 30th Aug 2006 21:35 UTC
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2006-02-15

"All three BSD versions have strong points, with FreeBSD leading the way in user base, OpenBSD leading in security, and NetBSD leading in portability."

The evolution of FreeBSDs role is quite interesting. It was formerly called the most performant and stable of all BSDs, then, after getting more buggy and also slower, it became the BSD that wants to be Linux and now it's just the BSD with the largest user base. FreeBSD seems to lack focus these days...

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RE: The evolution of BSDs...
by TheMonoTone on Wed 30th Aug 2006 21:54 in reply to "The evolution of BSDs..."
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2006-01-01

It still seems pretty stable and performant to me.

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RE: The evolution of BSDs...
by Invincible Cow on Thu 31st Aug 2006 14:45 in reply to "The evolution of BSDs..."
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2006-06-24

I can assure you that FreeBSD is the fastest BSD.

Edited 2006-08-31 14:45

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