* Jason Victor <email@example.com> [010404 05:17] wrote:
> Hi. I have to have Windows on my computer, and will
> NOT spoil my perfectly tweaked Debian installation.
> What I was wondering was: is there a UMSDOS of Phat
> Linux-type thing for FreeBSD? I think this would be an
> interesting project to undertake. If there isn't one,
> and anyone wants to start it, tell me what a
> (relatively) newbie C programmer can do. I think it
> would increase migration to FreeBSD from Windows, as
> opposed to ONLY Linux.
You can take a look at picoBSD:
Since FreeBSD can mount linux/msdos disks, what you can do is
a) use EXT2 as a backing filesystem
b) use a file in EXT2/msdosfs as a backing node for a virtual
and create a filesystem in that.
> And something completely unrelated: do FreeBSD
> drivers/HOWTOs work on OpenBSD and NetBSD?
Drivers, not really, HOWTOs depends on the howto, most Linux howtos
which are really samba/mgetty/vi/apache howtos work on FreeBSD. :)
> And what
> are the REAL reasons that you guys prefer FreeBSD to
I like FreeBSD because I get to fix the problems I come across
rather than having to submit it along with massive companies like
SGI where I fear getting lost in the noise.
-Alfred Perlstein - [firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com]
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