Episode 278

The Real McCoy | BSD Now 278


December 27th, 2018

49 mins 39 secs

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About this Episode

We sat down at BSDCan 2018 to interview Kirk McKusick about various topics ranging about the early years of Berkeley Unix, his continuing work on UFS, the governance of FreeBSD, and more.

##Interview - Kirk McKusick - mckusick@mckusick.com
25 years of FreeBSD

  • How Kirk got started in BSD, at the very beginning
  • Predicting the Future
  • How the code and community grew
  • The leadership of the project, and how it changed over time
  • UFS over the years (reading disks from 1982 in 2018)
  • Conferences
  • The rise and fall of Linux
  • The resurgence of FreeBSD

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