Subject: Re: embedded customers are asking for linux
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 09/18/2003 15:36:26
On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 12:15:55AM +0000, Ian Zagorskih wrote:
> On the other hand, Linux is much more popular in embedded systems at
> least from my experience. Just two facts comes in mind:

NetBSD does not have a variant supporting MMU-less processors.  this is
becoming less of an issue as technology progresses and even $20
microcontrollers contain MMUs, but currently NetBSD cannot compete in
the same domain as µCLinux.

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
  "someday the industry will have throbbing frontal lobes and will be able
  to write provably correct software.  also, I want a pony." -- Zach Brown