The first BETA build for the FreeBSD 11.3 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, armv6, arm64, i386, powerpc, powerpc64, and sparc64 architectures are available on most of our FreeBSD mirror sites.
I’m jumping ahead in my very full queue of DragonFly items to post to something new: Matthew Dillon has committed extensive work to the virtual memory system in DragonFly. He has a message to users@ that sums it up. If that’s not enough reading for you, I’ll point at commits where he reports speed improvements, …
DragonFly 5.4.3 is out. My users@ post describes upgrading, as do the 5.4 release notes. This release has a fix for an Intel floating-point bug. Images are available for download at various mirrors, too. If you’ve recently upgraded to 5.4, it’s the normal build process. There’s a brand new complete build of all packages uploaded, too, …
Today is the day after BSDCan 2019. The power cables and extension cords from the hacking lounge have been laid to rest in an Ottawa basement until next year. Sitting in my parents garden, I noticed some Nagios cert warnings: I logged into my certificates server (the website from which all my hosts download their […]
Cobbled together early cause I have an unexpectedly busy weekend, so you are getting a straight dump of everything pending I had in RSS, Thursday night. How to Shop for a Mechanical Keyboard. (via) Coding is for everyone as long as you speak English. (via) Oddly shaped notebooks. (via) How to Hack an Expensive Camera …
I have more links than I expected. Brief netbsd.org outages tomorrow. SEMIBUG vmm hypervisor demo on the 21st. WireGuard on OpenBSD. (via) No itch to scratch. Simple shared folder with Samba on OpenBSD 6.5. Confusion with used/free disk space in ZFS. Valuable News – 2019/05/09. BSDCan 2019 Auction Items, and next Beaks novel. Video of …
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FreeBSD-SA-19:07.mds Security Advisory
The FreeBSD Project
Topic: Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS)
Credits: Refer to Intel’s security advisory at the URL below for
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2019-05-14 17:04:00 UTC (stable/12, 12.0-STABLE)
2019-05-15 13:44:27 UTC (releng/12.0, 12.0-RELEASE-p5)
2019-05-14 17:05:02 UTC (stable/11, 11.3-PRERELEASE)