[UkOpenBSDUsers] Hello

Sevan / Venture37 venture37 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 18:54:06 BST 2010


On 3 June 2010 17:22, Jacek Masiulaniec <jacekm at dobremiasto.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 04:35:22PM +0100, Sevan / Venture37 wrote:
>> On 3 June 2010 14:52, Jacek Masiulaniec <jacekm at dobremiasto.net> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 02:15:44PM +0100, Sevan / Venture37 wrote:
>> >> Hi guys,
>> >> Welcome to the UK OpenBSD users mailing list, sorry about the
>> >> silence for the past couple of days, there's a few of on here now so
>> >> hopefully the conversation will start to flow :)
>> >> My name Sevan, I'm based in Brighton & I've been using OpenBSD for
>> >> just over 6 years now, I cut my teeth of 3.4/Alpha with my
>> >> alphastation 250 & I've been hooked ever since.
>> >> I use a mixture of FreeBSD & OpenBSD in production & dabble with
>> >> NetBSD/Cobalt & Xen in the office.
>> >> Where about you guys, where are you based & how long have you been
>> >> using OpenBSD??
>> >
>> > Those following source-changes@ will recognise me as OpenSMTPD
>> > developer.
>> >
>> > I live in Knebworth, work in Stevenage, and am developing OpenBSD
>> > mainly for the fun of it. ??Stumbled upon it 4 years ago while
>> > researching alternatives to Linux on servers and routers.
>> >
>> > Later, I got sucked into development because OpenBSD philosophy was
>> > very appealing, so refreshingly different from GNU code bloat, with
>> > unbearable moralism on the top. ??Moreover, it provided characteristically
>> > clean user experience, free of clumsiness found in the Linux distributions.
>>
>> Welcome Jacek :)
>> Do you get to use OpenBSD in your job or just for fun at home?
>
> The company I work at is primarily Linux shop, I use OpenBSD there
> only as workstation.  There's small scale ISP in Poland I set up
> long ago using almost entirely OpenBSD.  It continues to operate
> until this day. :)

Ah ok, that's really cool, I've managed to introduce OpenBSD for mail,
DNS & RADIUS into a small local ISP here :)
I really liked the post to misc@ a month of the OpenBSD dmesg from a
cisco IDS box, the price tag of that box from simply was £7000 for a
1u P4 2ghz!! ridiculous isn't it?

Sevan



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