[talk] PFSense moving to DragonflyBSD ?

Mark Saad mark.saad at ymail.com
Fri May 9 19:40:56 EDT 2014

> On May 9, 2014, at 6:40 PM, Chris Buechler <cmb at pfsense.org> wrote:
>> On 5/9/2014 4:00 PM, Brian Callahan wrote:
>>> On 05/09/14 16:55, Mark Saad wrote:
>>> Check this byline on the original post
>>>> On 5/9/14, 3:55 PM, Brian Callahan wrote:
>>>> pfSense is a m0n0wall-derived operating system. It uses Packet
>>>> Filter, FreeBSD 6.x (or DragonFly BSD when ALTQ and CARP is
>>>> finished),   <--- WTF is that about
>>>> ALTQ for excellent packet queuing,
>> Oh I see now. It's on the freebsdnews.net site.
>> As to your original question what to make of it: I don't know. It would
>> be an interesting "win" for DFly. But as it's not from the pfsense
>> people themselves (I think?) I don't put any stock into it.
> They're using about a decade-old description of the project (note
> FreeBSD 6.x reference), which we haven't used ourselves in probably 8
> years at least. I just sent a request for them to use an updated
> description of the project and retire that one. Scott Ullrich had a lot
> of interest in DFly at the time, which is where that originated, though
> there wasn't actually any work done towards accomplishing that and Scott
> hasn't been involved in the project in years.
> In short, no, we don't have any plans to change base OS at this time.

I suspected that a as the case , but hey you never know .
How is the work progressing on a FreeBSD 10 version of pfsense ? 


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