Well, technically not ripped out, just serialized roughly. This means if you update your DragonFly 2.7 machine in the next few days, the wireless drivers may not work, except for (I think) ath(4). They should return, better, by next week.
A user pointed out today that FreeBSD Forums posts include a Thanks button to thank the poster. We thought that was a great idea so the PC-BSD forums now include that functionality as well. If you find the information in … Continue reading →
Having a searchable list/database of supported hardware is always a good thing and something we don’t currently have. This recent thread in the Advocacy forum suggests a layout similar to Haiku’s hardware page. We can add a similar page to … Continue reading →
How to configure 3G modems comes up fairly frequently in the forums and, most recently, in this mailing list thread. Since PC-BSD already provides a GUI for PPP/PPPoE configuration in System Settings -> System Network Configuration, it makes sense to … Continue reading →
Jesse Smith from DistroWatch (who himself has written about PC-BSD for BSD Mag and who has submitted many PBIs) recently asked DistroWatch readers to submit questions about PC-BSD for me to answer. The questions and answers appear in this week’s … Continue reading →
A smaller set of links, but still the same volume of reading material. Samuel Greear linked to this lengthy writeup on how to have both the consistency of ACID and the scaling of NoSQL. Astute observers may notice the similarities between the plan described and the way HAMMER works. Joerg Sonnenberger pointed out to me, […]
A forum thread from earlier this year was brought up on the IRC channel this week. It appears that the Advocacy forum was lost during the forum migration so it was re-added today and is located here. I also added … Continue reading →
My presentation for next week’s Ohio Linuxfest is available on Slideshare. If you’re in the Columbus, OH area next week, drop by the BSD booth and pick up a free DVD of PC-BSD 8.1 and meet and chat with members … Continue reading →