[conspire] Debian/BSD

Bill Lazar bill at billsaysthis.com
Wed Apr 30 12:20:33 PDT 2003


I asked because I'm new to the free *NIX scene and one of the puzzles,
for me, is the differences between the two 'main' kernels. Since you are
generally in favor of Debian as a distro, I thought you or others might
have experimented with both and would be able to share some comments.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: conspire-admin at linuxmafia.com 
> [mailto:conspire-admin at linuxmafia.com] On Behalf Of Rick Moen
> Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 12:17 PM
> To: conspire at linuxmafia.com
> Subject: Re: [conspire] Debian/BSD
> Quoting Heather Stern (star at starshine.org):
> > Debian/Sparc runs just fine actually!  So maybe you should 
> try something
> > weirder, like an rs6000 ?
> Love to.  ;->
> But I'm still left wondering why Bill felt Debian on a NetBSD 
> kernel is
> particularly of interest because it runs on IA32.
> Not that I haven't tried to do even more perverse things:  I 
> keep trying
> to find an x86 system compatible with Apple Darwin.  The installer
> always chokes.
> If I ever were to succeed, it would result in a kind of funky NetBSD,
> except one lacking (initially) X11 software.
> -- 
> Cheers,                     "Get the facts first.  You can 
> distort them later."
> Rick Moen                                                     
> -- Mark Twain
> rick at linuxmafia.com
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