AFAIK, FreeBSD has strict separation between base system and userland. IMO, theoretically, it seems possible to transfer whole userland to other machine by simple copying. If the base systems are ...
We have a new FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE with a ports tree generated via portsnap and none of the ports perform make config. To some degree it is behaving as though BATCH=yes was set. However, that variable ...
I've been trying to get a FreeBSD machine to talk to a networked postgreSQL database. I assumed that the machine had kerberos installed, as it's what I use to log in, and I was told that FreeBSD has ...
I'm curious: What, exactly are the benefits to statically linking modules into the kernel rather than loading through rc.conf, etc? For example: To add linux emulation, I could add ...