Debian GNU/kFreeBSD

Carl Johnson carlj at
Sun Feb 13 17:42:32 UTC 2011

Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo at> writes:

> My question is: WHY need 7 DVDs??? DVDs?? Even M$ does not do such a crazy
> thing with its bloat-ware!! FreeBSD ships 1 DVD.
> What is it that this Debian GNU/kFreeBSD ships in those 7 DVDs?

They contain all packages for that architecture.  They are the
equivalent of the binary packages for the entire FreeBSD ports tree.
You don't need them if you install over the net.
Carl Johnson		carlj at

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