Matthew Dillon dillon at
Tue Feb 26 12:15:41 PST 2008

:Hello DragonFlyBSD users,
:I have just seen the word DragonFlyBSD for the first time today (on
:the KVM wiki).
:I am a software engineer and also a dragonfly recorder (yes, I record
:the numbers and species of dragonflies and damselflies in Hurst Grange
:Park, Penwortham, Lancashire, England). So I could not resist taking a
:This last weekend, I installed FreeBSD 6.3 in a KVM virtual machine
:running under Linux (x86_64). I had never used any flavour of BSD at
:all before, nor had I any familiarity with KVM, so it was quite an
:The reason I did this was that a user of my XSLT 2.0 processor,
:Gestalt ( had requested a FreeBSD
:Now I just HAVE to have a DragonFlyBSD binary to unify my website
:( which is all about Gestalt and
:dragonflies. So I shall be giving it a go this weekend.

    Very cool!

:P.S. Can someone tell me the scientific name of the species pictured
:in the mascot?

    I'm afraid I don't know.  I took that picture in my garden, in
    Berkeley, California.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at>

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