freebsd should be rewritten based on microkernel architecture

Jacques Foucry jacques+freebsd at
Sat Apr 18 11:56:45 UTC 2020

Le vendredi 17 avr. 2020 à 18:02:58 (+0930), Shane Ambler à écrit:
> On 17/4/20 4:45 pm, kindu smith wrote:
> > Hello, I am a user who likes UNIX-like systems. I have some experience
> > using GNU / Linux and some experience using freebsd. I like the
> > architecture of UNIX-like systems, but I am not proficient, so I just
> > want to mention some improvements. The idea of freebsd experience,
> > what is unscientific, welcome to advise.
> > 
> > First of all, freebsd's architecture is very good, no need to invent
> > the wheel, but freebsd's installation interface and startup interface
> > are too old. It is time to make some changes. I think the freebsd with
> Have a look at it adds a GUI installer to freebsd.
> Expect the base freebsd to stick with a CLI installer to support the
> non-gui server installs.

Or GhostBSD which have all those « funny » things. A gui installer, a gui
pacќega manager, use networkManager, etc.

Pretty good for a desktop. Be carefull it's run on STABLE.

This NOT an OS for *BSD sysadmin which will tune the OS, but to start using
BSD like Linux, it's a good way.
> > microkernel will be more stable. The / boot / kernel directory is very
> > suitable for writing a small kernel, such as named core, and then
> I don't expect you will get much support for this change.
> Have a look at, a few years back they got minix running as
> the microkernel and use netbsd as the userland.
> > In addition, you need to redesign the installation interface and a
> > complete desktop environment, because this is very important for
> > novices. I don't think Gnome / kde / xfce or the like is used anymore.
> Those three main GUI desktops are in use by many people. If you want to
> try something else have a look at x11/lumina, which is the new desktop
> made for trueOS
> > It is designed for Linux, and the systemd it uses is not supported by
> > Freebsd.
> > 
> > Freebsd should design a gorgeous interface comparable to macos, in
> Don't expect freebsd to remove the CLI to replace it with a GUI. It is
> still used as a non-gui server by many people.
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Jacques Foucry

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