September 17, 2002

Wednesday NYSA meeting: Ken Rice on embedded BSD

Get ready for a Great Meeting Wed., Sept 18, 2002. 6:30PM (Board Members
review @ 6:00PM open to all)

The meeting will be held at 9 West 57th Street, 36th Floor at the offices
of CDC.

We have arranged a special guest speaker, Mr. Ken Rice.

Our presentation topic will be: Embedded BSD.

What is embedded BSD?
Why BSD?
Why OpenBSD?
The Make Process
Modifying the existing release build scripts and Makefiles.

Ken Rice has 10+ years in the technology industry.
Formally trained by the military as a Communications Tech, Ken left the
military to enter the private sector in networking.
Having worked on a variety of systems from Netware 2x to Unix, he most
recently moved into BSD as an OpenSource
Project Manager.
Like many hackers he has little or no formal "Computer Training".
Ken currently runs the emBSD Project with a small group of people working
towards an flexible embedded version of OpenBSD.

The NYSA Board would like to encourage each member to bring an associate or
other guest interested in sharing information and contacts within our

We look forward to seeing you there!


Randall Menter
Secretary, NYSA

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