The InTransit Filesystem

Posted by Benjamin Close on March 21, 2012 under Computers | Read the First Comment

A Long time ago I was watching a story about data and one fact that rang in my mind was how much data was in transit at anyone point in time. A classic way to think about this is a transatlantic fibre cable. Even at the speed of light, the amount of data that is [..more..]

How to use FreeBSD, VirtualBox and USB2.0 Devices

Posted by Benjamin Close on March 1, 2012 under FreeBSD | Read the First Comment

This page explains how to use a USB2.0 device in VirtualBox with a FreeBSD 8+ as a hostOS Recently I got around to converting my last Linux box over to FreeBSD. The change over for almost everything was smooth except for one thing. A windows virtual machine. I have a number of applications which sadly [..more..]