Fwd: Lennart Poettering: BSD Isn't Relevant Anymore

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 07:17:58 UTC 2011

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From: Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 3:16 AM
Subject: Re: Lennart Poettering: BSD Isn't Relevant Anymore
To: perryh at pluto.rain.com

That is the approach I am taking... RS's recommendation was we make a
disk image to overwrite the existing linux image with (i.e. install
linux and then overwrite it with the image).... and from the console
config GRUB to boot it

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 10:01 AM,  <perryh at pluto.rain.com> wrote:
> Outback Dingo <outbackdingo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 11:03 PM, Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com>wrote:
>> > On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 2:28 PM, Outback Dingo <outbackdingo at gmail.com>wrote:
>> >> ... Name one cloud provider providing FreeBSD 8x or 9X to run
>> >> as instances..... I know of one coming... question is are there
>> >> others
>> >
>> > There are plenty already.  Rootbsd for one, among others ...
>> Im pretty sure they are only XEN based and not "cloud" based
>> per se, as there appears to be no elasticity on demand, Granted
>> RootBSD is nice but on demand expansion of memory, cpu and disk
>> under ones control is more what i would describe as FreeBSD in
>> the cloud,
> Perhaps a Linux cloud instance can be depenguinated?
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