by Will Backman · · · · 674 subscribers

Talking about the BSD family of free operating systems.

Interview with FreeBSD committer Jeff Roberson. We talk about his recent work on softupdates journaling (SUJ) and also the ULE scheduler. File info: 30Min, 14MB. Ogg link:
Interview with James Nixon, webmaster and committer for PC-BSD. We talk about some of the new features coming up in 8.0, gaming on BSD, his work on the unique look and feel of PC-BSD, and Camp KDE. Note: This was recorded a week ago, and 8.0-RC has been r
An interview with Matthew Dillon. We talk about recent developments in DragonFlyBSD. File Info: 34Min, 16MB. Ogg Link:
Four years of BSDTalk. Interview with Randal Schwartz. We talk about his early experiences with BSD, permissive licenses, OpenBSD, OpenSolaris, perl, the BSDFund credit card, and the Floss Weekly podcast. File Info: 24Min, 12MB. Ogg Link: https://archive.
A quick update on FreeNAS with Josh Paetzel from iXsystems. File Info: 12Min, 6MB. Ogg link:
Interview with Dan Langille. We talk about the 2010 BSDCan and PGCon conferences. More information at and We also talk briefly about FreeBSD 8. File Info: 16Min, 8MB. Ogg Link:
FreeBSD 8.0 is out, and I'm hoping the Xen DomU support means that I can use it on Amazon's EC2 soon. Interview with OpenBSD enthusiast Girish Venkatachalam. File info: 25Min, 12MB. Ogg Link:
Interview with OpenBSD developer Jacek Masiulaniec. We talk about the OpenSMTPd Mail Transfer Agent and also a little bit about the Epitome data deduplication project. File info: 14Min, 7MB. Ogg Link:
A recording from EuroBSDCon 2009: Richard Clayton - Evil on the Internet. A perfect topic for Halloween. This talk covers phishing, mule recruitment, fake escrow, fake pharmacies, fake banks, ponzi schemes, link spammers, etc. Scary stuff. File info: 1h 9
Interview with Giorgos Keramidas. We talk about contributing to FreeBSD and creating a welcoming experience for new developers. File Info: 18Min, 9MB. Ogg Link:
Interview with Wouter Wijngaards from NLnet Labs. We talk about the Unbound DNS resolver. More information at File Info: 13min, 6MB. Ogg Link:
Interview with Michael Dexter about BSD Fund. We talk about the release of the BSD Fund Visa Credit Card, PCC, and various other projects. More info at File Info: 23Min, 10MB. Ogg Link:
Where do you find BSD hiding around you? I have found it in bsdsock.nlm on a novell server, cups-bsd on a Ubuntu server, and in the heading of Apple man pages. Send me your finds. Interview with Kris Moore at BSDCan2009. File info: 16Min, 7MB. Ogg Link: h
Interview with a few of the FreeBSD Core Team members at BSDCan 2009: Robert Watson, Brooks Davis, Hiroki Sato, Philip Paeps, and George V. Neville-Neil. We talk about the recent 7.2 release, and what is coming for 8. File Info: 38Min, 18MB. Ogg Link: htt
Interview with Dan Langille. We talk about BSDCan 2009. More information at File Info: 13Min, 6MB. Ogg Link:
Interview with Andrew Doran from the NetBSD Project. We talk about the upcoming 5.0 release. File Info: 22Min, 10MB. Ogg Link:
A recording of Marshall Kirk McKusick's talk "A Narrative History of BSD" at DCBSDCon this past weekend. You can get a much more complete history here: File Info: 55Min, 26MB. Ogg link:
Don't forget to visit and register for the conference. Registration has been open for a while, and speakers are being announced on the blog. Interview with Justin Sherrill of the DragonFlyBSD Digest, which can be found at http://www.shiningsi
Can you believe it has been three years of BSDTalk? News: BSDCan is now accepting proposals for talks. Interview with Michael Lauth, CEO of iXsystems. We talk about his experiences with running a business using BSD. File Info: 17Min, 8MB. Ogg Link: https:
News: A bsdconferences channel has been created on YouTube. I speak with Jason Dixon about DCBSDCon, which will take place in February 2009. For more info see File Info: 10Min, 5MB. Ogg Link: