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Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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Chapter 20. THE FRINGE OF FREEBSD

THE FRINGE OF FREEBSD

If you hang around the FreeBSD community for any length of time, you'll hear mention of all sorts of things that can be done if you know how. People build embedded FreeBSD devices and ship them to customers all over the world, who don't even know that they have a Unix-like server inside the little box running their air conditioner or radio relay station. People run FreeBSD on machines without hard drives, supporting hundreds or thousands of diskless workstations from a single server. You'll find bootable CDs and USB devices that contain complete FreeBSD systems, including all the installed software you could ever ...

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