Lazy Reading for 2019/11/17

Happy birthday to my father, today. ALL HAIL LORD ENKI.  It’s like a giant version of Lazy Reading; I hope you have some reading time set aside.  (via) 80×25. Lesser Known Coding Fonts.  (via) Niche Museums.   You may be happily surprised to find one of these near you.  (via) Sougwen Chung is a Chinese-born, Canadian-raised artist & (re)searcher based …

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In Other BSDs for 2019/11/16

Some commercial stuff this week, even. A History of UNIX before Berkeley: UNIX Evolution: 1975-1984.  PreBSD.  (via) HardenedBSD November 2019 Status Report.  (via) This probably applies to all BSDs on certain Intel CPUs.  (FreeBSD-SA-19:26.mcu) FreeNAS/TrueNAS 11.3 beta available.  Also, the Mini E product. rpki-client recycles some uid/gids on OpenBSD. Any games that can be recommended …

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BSD Now 324: Emergency Space Mode

BSD Now 324 is up, with the normal mix of content.  It includes a heck of a awk statement for renaming files, and mention of a deployment management system for BSD I hadn’t heard about – Bastille.

dsynth defaults to xz

Remember how I said dsynth defaults to txz (tarred, XZipped) ?  I was apparently wrong and it was using tgz (tarred, gnuzipped).  Now it really truly defaults to txz, for space.

[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-19:25.mcepsc

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FreeBSD-SA-19:25.mcepsc Security Advisory
The FreeBSD Project

Topic: Machine Check Exception on Page Size Change

Category: core
Module: kernel
Announced: 2019-11-12
Credits: Intel
Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD.
Corrected: 2019-11-12 18:03:26 UTC (stable/12, 12.1-STABLE)
2019-11-12 18:13:04 UTC (releng/12.1, 12.1-RELEASE-p1)
2019-11-12 18:13:04 UTC (releng/12.0, 12.0-RELEASE-p12)
2019-11-12 18:04:28 UTC (stable/11, 11.3-STABLE)
2019-11-12 18:13:04 UTC (releng/11.3,

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[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Errata Notice FreeBSD-EN-19:19.loader

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FreeBSD-EN-19:19.loader Errata Notice
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Topic: UEFI Loader Memory Fragmentation

Category: core
Module: loader
Announced: 2019-11-12
Credits: Rebecca Cran
Affects: FreeBSD 12.0 and later
Corrected: 2019-09-27 05:12:28 UTC (stable/12, 12.1-STABLE)
2019-11-12 18:10:26 UTC (releng/12.1, 12.1-RELEASE-p1)
2019-11-12 18:10:26 UTC (releng/12.0, 12.0-RELEASE-p12)

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