Where to find dports build results

Synth logs for dports are now located here on a new machine:
If there’s only a short list, it’s because the most recent build was probably focused on retrying a broken-but-now-possibly-fixe…

Completing shutdown

If you’ve ever been left watching a “press any key…” line at shutdown of your DragonFly system, there’s now a fix.  It’s committed to release, too, so it’s available now.
While you’re at it, there’s…

BSD Now 326: Certified BSD

This Turkey Day (for U.S. readers) episode of BSD Now  talks about the perennial idea of BSD admin certification, along with the usual roundup of recent news.

Radeon improvements

Francois Tigeot has made a number of updates to the ttm and radeon code, bringing it line with the Linux 4.9 kernel version.  If you have a radeon(4)-using video card, you may find this useful.
Also, evergreeen and radeonsi chipset users have accelerat…


For future reference, this is the knew server … oh wait, I think it’s this server which is was mounted in the 4U chassis mentioned in this post. It runs a few jails, including Bacula regression testing services. It is now mounted in a SuperChassis 846E16-R1200B This recent post outlines the modifications so it boots […]

zpool degraded – one drive missing from system

I rebooted knew yesterday for upgrades. When it came back, the main storage zpool was degraded: Is the drive alive? The drive is not listed at all in /var/run/dmesg.boot. I keep a list of the expected drives in /etc/periodic.conf, for use by a Nagios check: [dan@knew:~] $ /usr/sbin/sysrc -nf /etc/periodic.conf daily_status_smart_devices /dev/da22 /dev/da21 /dev/da20 /dev/da19 […]