Debian gets FreeBSD kernel support

The open-source Debian operating system (Linux) gained support for the FreeBSD kernel last weekend (unstable / experimental), allowing users to run the same operating system on two different software cores.

The project was announced in a message to the Debian developers’ announcement list.

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Will it be useful? Time will tell –

The Debian kFreeBSD Team have listed their reasons for enabling the FreeBSD kernel.


  1. Mr*Gibson says

    Hasn’t Debian/kFreeBSD been around for several years?
    What has changed/is new?

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