October 8, 2006
NetBSD: Not Just for Toasters
Early this month (October 2006), the NetBSD project is due to release the next version of its OS. NetBSD is the oldest of the free BSD-derived operating systems still in active development, beginning life as a patch set for 386BSD. It is also the one with which I am least familiar, so I asked some of the developers to tell me what was so special about their system.