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Re: What makes NetBSD special?
In all this points Dragonfly is easier to update and mantain.
But it is not running on Toasters :-)
2011/8/1 Daniel Carrera <dcarrera%gmail.com@localhost>
> On 07/31/2011 11:10 PM, Andy Ruhl wrote:
>> There isn't much difference in actual use. It's some minor differences
>> in package management for the most part.
>> The difference for the lay person is functionality and supported
>> hardware. NetBSD is ahead as far as number of platforms, but FreeBSD
>> has all of the really popular ones as far as I remember. FreeBSD also
>> has support for ZFS which some people consider important.
> Who has better support for peripherals and components? I'm thinking
> printers, digital cameras, webcams, graphics cards, etc. I did find this
> But as far as I can tell it doesn't cover AGP graphics cards, printers,
> etc. Is there another page that covers printers, webcams and so on?
>> This is what makes NetBSD totally worth it to me:
>> cvs -d<cvs server> update -PAd -r<release you're using> src
>> cd src
>> ./build.sh release
>> Then you can install/upgrade your OS from that. It's so easy to
>> maintain the OS. I know others strive for this simplicity, but they
>> aren't quite there yet in my opinion.
> Interesting. Thanks.
> I'm not overweight, I'm undertall.
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