OpenBSD, meet the PlayBook

On the slim chance that there’s another OpenBSD user who also wants to sync files to their BlackBerry Playbook, read on!

On the PlayBook

It turns out you can easily access the filesystem with SMB/CIFS.

  1. Go to Settings-\>Storage & Sharing and turn on Wi-Fi Sharing.
  2. Press the Network Identification button, and note the Tablet Network Name and Username.

In OpenBSD

  1. Install ‘sharity-light’ with pkg_add
  2. shlight //\<Tablet Network Name\>/media /mnt -U \<Username\>