Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is a port that consists of GNU userland using the GNU C library on top of FreeBSD’s kernel, coupled with the regular Debian package set. This project is still very much work-in-progress. Rebort has Millan has a summary post of recent changes and updates: Recent improvements with Debian GNU/kFreeBSD
Robert has been using Debian GNU/kFreeBSD for a few week and writes:
Yesterday I begun using Debian GNU/kFreeBSD “squeeze” in thorin, my main workstation.
During the last few weeks I had to work through some of the limitations that were holding me back, such automated driver load and FUSE. I was lucky enough that other people filled the missing pieces I wanted, such as NFS client support and a GRUB bugfix that broke booting from Mirrored pools.
I have to say that I’m very satisfied. Barring a pair of small nuissances, the result is quite impressive: more…