DragonFly BSD Architecture

Bill Hacker wbh at conducive.org
Wed Apr 6 11:12:46 PDT 2005

Jaime Andrés Ballesteros wrote:

Hi all:
I want to learn about DragonFly architecture. i have some experience
with C  at low level but i dont know where to begin. I found the
FreeBSD architecture but i dont know if it applies to DgnFly.
Thanks a lot for the information.
Jaime Andrés

Mostly it does.

The 'BSD basics' are covered here:


This is probably still the best place to start - especially if you
read faster in a language other than English, note the
'en_US..'.  There are other languages.
The FreeBSD.org site also has the 'man' pages and handbook.

DragonFlyBSD has their own versions on the wiki as well:


The differences between DragonFly and other BSD's, especially
FreeBSD 4.8, originally the closest, are explained here:

Look under 'Goals' for the 'meat' and the 'casus belli' for branching.


Bill Hacker

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