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OnLAMP: The Essence of OpenBSD

This OnLAMP article has some interviews with OpenBSD developers. It discusses some OpenBSD history, how the team was formed, projects they are working on, driver development, CVS, and more.

jason: Systems driver developers are a big part of the group, but not the biggest. The largest group is probably the folks who handle third-party software "ports." Most of the drivers written from scratch are written by a very few people within the project. The majority of drivers come from the other BSDs, but this is not always a trivial undertaking. For instance, FreeBSD has a completely different disk subsystem, CAM, which makes porting SCSI drivers from there difficult. They also have a very different API for DMA handling. ...

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