DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2006-01
Re: code bounties for DragonFly ?
On Thu, January 26, 2006 5:56 pm, Csaba Henk wrote:
> Heh... LiveCD. Certainly a livecd with a desktop is flashy and cool, but
> I don't think it would add much to the OS's reputation or usability...
> Pushing it to the point where Knoppix has already been four or five
> years before will make ten or hundred times as many people as many are
> now to boot *once* into DragonFly and klick over the start menu, but I
> doubt if it would increase the user base...
Entire projects (Newbie, FreeSBIE, PCBSD, Knoppix) are built around making
an existing, already-available operating system do this. It does seem to
make a difference.
It's one of many things that would be good for the project. Ideally, the
amount of time between CD install and getting to a useable environment
should be as little as possible.
> Let me add my two cents. I personally got finally convinced about the
> project's longevity and ability to cope with real life when Matt
> announced his plan about embracing ZFS. Now *that* would be a feature...
I agree - I am looking forward to it.