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Hey, So I heard that Debian recently released their newest distro "Squeeze" based off Linux and FreeBSD. I was wondering, besides appealing to BSD users, what are the advantages to ...
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- 02-11-2011 #1
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So I heard that Debian recently released their newest distro "Squeeze" based off Linux and FreeBSD.
I was wondering, besides appealing to BSD users, what are the advantages to providing this dual kernel OS?
Also, why would people use Debian GNU/kFreeBSD over the Linux kernel?
- 02-11-2011 #2
- 02-11-2011 #3
In fact, we have removed some non-free binary-only drivers that are contained in the upstream FreeBSD tree, like the ath driver.
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System: Host biker Kernel 2.6.32-1-mepis-smp i686 (32 bit)
Network: Card-1 Atheros AR5001 Wireless Network Adapter driver ath5k v: 0.6.0 BusID: 01:00.0
$ lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 (squeeze) Release: 6.0 Codename: squeeze
station 1 with 50 Cds is me). So to each their own.
- 02-12-2011 #4
for me the most interesting thing would be to get zfs on debian. native dedupe on debian? sounds good to me.