[PC-BSD Testing] [PC-BSD Dev] PC-BSD Status Update

claive alvin Acedilla cabpacedilla at gmail.com
Sat Jul 6 20:01:24 PDT 2013


Kris, can the 9.1 RR 64-bit iso images be downloaded in torrent?

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 8:28 PM, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk <
m.e.sanliturk at gmail.com> wrote:

> LILO is BSD licensed , but I do not know whether to use it instead of GRUB
> is easy or difficult :
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LILO_%28boot_loader%29
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>
> Thank you very much .
>
> Mehmet Erol Sanliturk
>
>
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> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>
>> On 06/20/2013 10:49, Bridger Dyson-Smith wrote:
>> > Hi Kris,
>> > Thanks for the update (and, as always, the continually awesome OS)!
>> >
>> > Can you talk a bit more about the decision to include GRUB? Just
>> > curious, from a newbie's perspective, of how the inclusion of the
>> > GPL'd stuff w/ the BSD-licensed stuff will work, long-term.
>> >
>> > Cheers!
>> > Bridger
>> >
>>
>> Well, in this case it really doesn't change anything. We are just using
>> GRUB to boot, but once you boot-up, its good-ole' FreeBSD, same as always.
>>
>> I would *love* to have a BSD licensed replacement, but in the meantime I
>> don't want to wait years to get these new features in peoples hands.
>> Maybe this will spur some BSD developers on to replacing the crummy old
>> FreeBSD loader + 4th code ;)
>>
>> --
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
>> iXsystems
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