Day: June 9, 2020

PFS tool changes in DragonFly

HAMMER2 just became a little more DWIM: the pfs-list and pfs-delete directives will now look across all mounted filesystems, not just the current directory’s mount path.  pfs-delete won’t delete any filesystem name that appears in more than…

[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-20:17.usb

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FreeBSD-SA-20:17.usb Security Advisory
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Topic: USB HID descriptor parsing error

Category: core
Module: kernel
Announced: 2020-06-09
Credits: Andy Nguyen, Google
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2020-06-08 09:32:57 UTC (stable/12, 12.1-STABLE)
2020-06-09 16:13:54 UTC (releng/12.1, 12.1-RELEASE-p6)
2020-06-08 09:33:37 UTC (stable/11, 11.4-STABLE)
2020-06-09 16:13:54 UTC (releng/11.4, 11.4-RC2-p1)
2020-06-09 16:13:54 UTC (releng/11.3,

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-20:12.iflib

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FreeBSD-EN-20:12.iflib Errata Notice
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Topic: iflib watchdog timeout resetting idle queues

Category: core
Module: kernel
Announced: 2020-06-09
Affects: FreeBSD 12.1
Corrected: 2020-01-10 18:29:05 UTC (stable/12, 12.1-STABLE)
2020-06-09 16:11:54 UTC (releng/12.1, 12.1-RELEASE-p6)

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-20:11.ena

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FreeBSD-EN-20:11.ena Errata Notice
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Topic: Stability issues in ena(4) driver

Category: core
Module: ena
Announced: 2020-06-09
Credits: Colin Percival
Affects: FreeBSD 12.1
Corrected: 2020-05-12 18:44:41 UTC (stable/12, 12.1-STABLE)
2020-06-09 16:10:57 UTC (releng/12.1, 12.1-RELEASE-p6)

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Tianocore update

If you have UEFI hardware, there’s been an update in DragonFly of the TianoCore EDK II headers.  If you are like me, you will find the tianocore.org site helps to understand what this is for.