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How to Recover From a BIOS Upgrade

Recovering From BIOS UpgradeRecently, I booted Windows on my laptop for the first time in a while to play Portal 2 with my son. It asked me to upgrade, and I said ‘sure, upgrade the BIOS.’And then I couldn’t boot FreeBSD…  The BIOS upgrade delet…

In Other BSDs for 2020/09/12

Perhaps a performance tweaks mini-theme this week? Valuable News – 2020/09/07. OPNsense 20.7.2 Released. Quare FreeBSD? FreeBSD Mini Git Primer.  (via) Install OpenBSD 6.7 with Disk Encryption and FVWM Ricing.   Note for non-English speakers: “ricing” is a derogatory term.  (via) NetBSD Tips and Tricks.  (via) OpenBSD/FreeBSD performance. Beginner’s Guide to FreeBSD.  More of an overview.  …

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In Other BSDs for 2020/08/29

No theme, but plenty of variety. A reimplementation of NetBSD based on a microkernel. Valuable News – 2020/08/24. “TLS Mastery” Covers Reveal, with T-shirts and Posters. TrueNAS 12.0 beta out. MidnightBSD 1.2.7 out. pkgdb belongs in libdata, not var.  Them’s fightin’ words! rc.d belongs in libexec, not etc.  Them too! GhostBSD financial reports.  I like …

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In Other BSDs for 2020/08/22

Started this with overflow from last week. New fnaify games: Eagle Island, Ruggnar, Camera Obscura. Trademarks disputes in tech.  Linked for NetBSD mention. Android debugging in OpenBSD. Speed up pkgsrc on retrocomputers.  (via) Important parts of Unix’s history happened before readline support was common. Bringing zpool checkpoints to a FreeBSD bootloader. Sandbox for FreeBSD.  (via) …

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