• Will Backman
266 episodes
Talking about the BSD family of free operating systems.


bsdtalk266 - The nodes take over
2017 Feb 09
We became tired of waiting. File Info: 7Min, 3MB. Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk266/bsdtalk266.ogg
bsdtalk265 - Sunset on BSD
2016 May 31
A brief description of playing around with SunOS 4.1.4, which was the last version of SunOS to be based on BSD. File Info: 17Min, 8Mb Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk265/bsdtalk265.ogg
bsdtalk264 - Down the Gopher Hole
2016 Apr 30
Playing around with the gopher protocol.   Description of gopher from the 1995 book "Student's Guide to the Internet" by David Clark. Also, at the end of the episode is audio from an interview with Mark McCahilll and Farhad Anklesaria that can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR76UI7aTvs Check out http://gopher.floodgap.com/gopher/ File Info: 27 Min, 13 MB. Ogg Link:https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk264/bsdtalk264.ogg
bsdtalk263 - joshua stein and Brandon Mercer
2016 Mar 23
This episode is brought to you by ftp, the Internet file transfer program, which first appeared in 4.2BSD. An interview with the hosts of the Garbage Podcast, joshua stein and Brandon Mercer. You can find their podcast at http://garbage.fm/ File Info: 17Min, 8MB. Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk263/bsdtalk263.ogg
bsdtalk262 - LightZone with Tex Andrews
2016 Feb 20
An interview with Tex Andrews from Lightzoneproject.org.  LightZone is open source digital darkroom software. File Info: 23Min, 11MB. Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk262/bsdtalk262.ogg
bsdtalk261 - Jails and System Management with Kris Moore
2016 Jan 31
An interview with Kris Moore about the Warden jail management system, iocage, and progress on a new system management API. File Info: 30Min, 14MB. Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/BSDTalk261/BSDTalk261.ogg
bsdtalk260 - TeachBSD.org with Robert N. M. Watson and George V. Neville-Neil
2015 Dec 20
Can you believe that it has been a decade of BSDTalk?  The first episode aired on Dec 20, 2005. An interview with Robert N. M. Watson and George V. Neville-Neil about teaching operating systems with tracing and teachbsd.org. File Info: 36Min, 18Mb. Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk260/bsdtalk260.ogg
bsdtalk259 - Supporting a BSD Project
2015 Dec 01
A recording from vBSDCon 2015 of the talk titled "Supporting a BSD Project" with Ed Maste and George Neville-Neil. File Info: 65Min, 31MB. Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk259/bsdtalk259.ogg
bsdtalk258 - Chris Henschen from fP Technologies
2015 Oct 31
Oct 2015 is the 20th anniversary of the OpenBSD source tree! This episode is brought to you by the id utility, which returns the user identity.  id appeared in 4.4 BSD. An interview from vBSDCon 2015 with Chris Henschen from fP Technologies.  They recently ported their filePro Plus product to FreeBSD. File Info: 6Min, 3MB Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk258/bsdtalk258.ogg
bsdtalk257 - NetBSD Developer Christos Zoulas
2015 Sep 27
An interview with NetBSD developer Christos Zoulas at vBSDCon 2015. File Info: 15Min, 7MB. Ogg Link: https://archive.org/download/bsdtalk257/bsdtalk257.ogg