Making FreeBSD perform well on a MacBook Pro (Late 2011).
Some background on why I left glibc Linux distros and went to FreeBSD. Includes tips on how to install FreeBSD on a MacBook Pro.
As noted in my previous article, my friend Madeline and I set out yesterday to fix my Sun Ultra 60's boot problems so that it could run FreeBSD. The issue ended up being that the disk alias in OpenBoot had been scrambled (probably from the NVRAM reset I did to force it to boot), and … Continue reading FreeBSD 10.1 on UltraSPARC Sun Ultra 60: Booting and initial packages
Today begins a new adventure for me. After trying to like Solaris 8 and finding it too old, and trying to like Solaris 11 and finding it too Enterprisey EnterpriseWare™, and unsuccessfully trying to boot Linux plenty of times, I am going to install FreeBSD 10.1 on my Sun Ultra 60. Some specs... UltraSPARC-II 360MHz … Continue reading FreeBSD 10.1 on UltraSPARC Sun Ultra 60: The adventure begins