Linked by Oliver on Fri 11th Mar 2011 23:32 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Now that Linux is the most popular free Unix-like operating system, it shouldn't be a surprise that some projects have begun treating non-Linux operating systems as second-class citizens. This isn't out of contempt for the BSDs or OpenSolaris, it's just a matter of limited manpower: if almost all the users of the application have a Linux operating system and if all the core developers are using Linux themselves, it's difficult to keep supporting other operating systems. But sometimes the choice to leave out support for other operating systems is explicitly made, e.g. when the developers want to implement some innovative features that require functionality that is (at least for now) only available in the Linux kernel."
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Phucked
Member since:
2008-09-24

Well, FUD isn't the answer. Softupdates aren't that complex and it's easy to get them checked with background fsck. In FBSD 9 there are even journaling softupdates, the best of both worlds.

But then, do you really consider those ext-hacks an alternative? Once in a while they have to be fcked due steady inconsistencies. This I call progress ... it's a hack as I said. And if FUD is really your base, just use gjournal in FreeBSD.


Wow you went from defending FreeBSD to just trolling with this comment.

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Oliver Member since:
2006-07-15

Lack of knowledge on your side suggests a troll on the other side. As I said, FUD ... in case you don't know: fear, fear, uncertainty and doubt. I don't know where do you see the behaviour of a Troll, but ignorance is for some people obviously an argument.

But I have something for you to support your stereotyped thinking: most Linux users don't have a clue about *BSD. That's a fact, why should they bother? But most BSD users really do know Linux, because usually they started with Linux. However the migration from Windows to *BSD is a rare event.

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Phucked Member since:
2008-09-24

Lack of knowledge on your side suggests a troll on the other side. As I said, FUD ... in case you don't know: fear, fear, uncertainty and doubt. I don't know where do you see the behaviour of a Troll, but ignorance is for some people obviously an argument.

But I have something for you to support your stereotyped thinking: most Linux users don't have a clue about *BSD. That's a fact, why should they bother? But most BSD users really do know Linux, because usually they started with Linux. However the migration from Windows to *BSD is a rare event.


When you assume something about me with out knowing then you look like a bigger troll. I have used FreeBSD in the past 3.x to 4.7 ish, I ran an image and mp3 http/ftp server on FreeBSD in 2001-2004 for friends and DJ's in my area. I loved using FreeBSD back then I still dabble in it to this day. I also setup NetBSD, OpenBSD and other OS'es because I love to learn and play with and make mistakes dabbling in hobbyist computing. Why troll on Linux by way of the EXT-X's is lame when the EXT series of file-systems are the most stable and bug free out of the any file system native to the Linux kernel?

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