[TUHS] Why BSD didn't catch on more, and Linux did

Derek Fawcus dfawcus+lists-tuhs at employees.org
Wed Feb 7 08:59:59 AEST 2018


On Tue, Feb 06, 2018 at 02:13:51PM -0800, Dan Stromberg wrote:
> This was sort of true back when Linux came as 2 floppy images, but
> didn't remain true for very long.

Well I remember starting with the 0.12 root + boot disks,  but the MCC
distribution (4 or 8 1.44M floppies?) became available not too long after.

At the time a colleague and I had been considering coughing up for
the BSDi distribution, but found Linux so played with it instead.

DF


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