Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 29th Jan 2008 23:10 UTC, submitted by friendly.daemon@googlemail.com
FreeBSD "In December 2003, I wrote a script for remotely upgrading a linux system to FreeBSD. I gave it a catchy name ('Depenguinator', inspired by the 'Antichickenator' in Baldur's Gate), announced it on a FreeBSD mailing list and on Slashdot, and before long it was famous. Unfortunately, it didn't take long for changes in the layout of FreeBSD releases to make the Depenguination script stop working; so for the past three years I have been receiving emails asking me to update it to work with newer FreeBSD releases." And now it's back.
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How well does it work?
by irbis on Wed 30th Jan 2008 08:23 UTC
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2005-07-08

Has anybody tested this thing? So does it actually work without too many errors and headaches? Anyway, I'm sure it would be wiser to just do a clean install of FreeeBSD and then maybe move some files and some configurations from Linux by hand. But Depenguinator looks like an an interesting experiment nevertheless.

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