Phoronix: GNU/Hurd Plans For A Future With USB, SATA, 64-Bit

While GNU/Hurd isn't on par yet with GNU/Linux in terms of kernel functionality and hardware support, the developers do have plans for the future and a surprising number of user-space packages are now building on a GNU/Hurd platform...

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