virtualbox & "greetings"
william.full.moon at gmail.com
Sat Apr 2 07:55:52 PDT 2011
G'day dragonfly folk.Hi -- Hope everyone is well. I have a simple query, though in practice simple questions aren't always the best method to get simple 'instructions' for producing a good solution. I just joined the list and I 'just' only found about 'Dragonfly' (BSD). I like what i've read and as far as I can tell it parralls what 'I know that I what' in a platform. I put a few notes about me below -- Simply to save time; so that replies don't need to explain what is an operating system, etc.
So I want to introduce myself to Dragonfly and get the feel of it, is it what I 'assume'.About me. I have worked with all kinds of different operating systems from the lame to the exotic. And languages from Fortran to Ruby and Erlang (well I'm only learning erlang - Nope. I don't like Haskel or Lisp). I've got a background in computer science and software engineering and masters degrees in business and marketing -- Because ... I want technology FREE of the 'Dilber box' where great *stuff* doesn't win when pointy-hair wants to appear smart. I can't say I have any solutions, I feel that I at least have a handle on the scope of that situation.
My key interest is facilitating 'sensemaking structure', 'sensemaking tools' and 'sensemaking'. Technically: I can hack code less good-er than you can. Professionally I'm a transaction processing and business processes (BPM) person. I feel that the Dragonfly's descriptions and reviews I've met are a best match most of my 'wants', if not all my 'needs' (I've worked on more than 10 non-*Nix, a relevant comment).
I found getting any access to Dragonfly 'conversations' difficult. So my second question, is do you have a google or yahoo group for general conversation? If you want adopters -- May be you should do that? I looked at the website post: 'How to Move vmware Disk' and couldn't use the information. What ever comes up with the ISO image; is missing some basic shell set-up because it FAULT-s duiring start-up. (My next mail tomorrow is to VirtualBox to provide some meta-logging facility on the main window).
For me - I'm looking for a ready-to go virtualbox image or a way to boot from the ISO download and install Dragonfly to a VMI virtual disk? Where do I begin? If that's not hapening: Is there a way to make a bootable or (better yet) a virtuallybootable vmware thumbdrive for Dragonfly? Looking forward to getting 'air-borne'!
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