Frequently Asked Questions for FreeBSD 2.X : Miscellaneous Questions
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12. Miscellaneous Questions

12.1. FreeBSD uses far more swap space than Linux. Why?

12.2. Why use (what are) a.out and ELF executable formats?

12.3. Why won't chmod change the permissions on symlinks?

12.4. Why are login names still restricted to 8 characters?

12.5. Can I run DOS binaries under FreeBSD?

12.6. What is ``sup'', and how do I use it?

12.7. How cool is FreeBSD?

12.8. Who's scratching in my memory banks??


Frequently Asked Questions for FreeBSD 2.X : Miscellaneous Questions
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