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Drivers...

> Why did VMWare not use BSD iso Linux, that is the question ...

I'm guessing the answer is why they use vmklinux at all: DRIVERS! They know that a lot of companies produce Linux drivers, but very few produce drivers for other OSs (except for Windows, of course).

So using Linux was an "easy win" for VMware.

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