Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2001 12:36:37
On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 03:15:46PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:

 > Does NetBSD really really want to be a serious contender in the embedded
 > market?  Isn't the server and desktop market already enough of a stretch
 > (especially while at the same time attempting to be a half-decent
 > self-hosted OS research platform)?  Isn't that kind of market
 > development something best left to a third party NetBSD developer?

Yes, being a big player in the embedded market is a great way to
get lots of improvements into the OS that benefit everyone.

Besides, making NetBSD more prolific is one of the goals of the NetBSD
Project, and getting into the embedded space is a great way to do that.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>