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Last week in BSDReleases: FreeBSD, GhostBSDOther news: g2k14, OpenBSD, LibreSSL, DragonFly BSD, FreeBSD, BSDCan, GhostBSD, NetBSD, BSDnow, NetBSD, EuroBSDCon, ReleasesFreeBSD 9.3-RELEASE Now Available The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team is pleased to announce the availability of FreeBSD 9.3-RELEASE. This is the fourth release of [...]
I spent this week watching an older Cisco ASA slowly lose its ability to see parts of the Internet. How did I fix it? pfSense. Unix: How passwords can improve your life. Curated list of curated lists of awesome lists. I suppose this was inevitable. (via) Hooray for USB. Really, it’s so successful (Read more...)
More than the usual source commit messages this week. LibreSSL got another point release. And complaints. (via) NetBSD 7′s branch date is planned. FreeBSD 9.3 is released. EoL for 9.2 has been extended, too. Cloning a FreeBSD/ZFS Machine with ‘zfs send’. An OpenBSD hackathon means a lot (Read more...)
Last week in BSDDragonFly x256 DragonFly now supports running on up to 256 CPUs. 256 is the initial limit on the basic interrupt controller, and it can be extended further. It’s been tested on 255 CPUs so far, since that’s the highest number of CPUs you can bring up in qemu. New Core Team Secretary: Matthew Seama [...]
To facilitate the upgrade process from FreeBSD 9.1 and 9.2 to FreeBSD 9.3, the EoL date for FreeBSD 9.2 has been pushed back to December 31, 2014.
FreeBSD 9.3-RELEASE is now available. Please be sure to check the Release Notes and Release Errata before installation for any late-breaking news and/or issues with 9.3. More information about FreeBSD releases can be found on the Release Information page.
Finally, a much more eventful week. I already noted LibreSSL’s release. DiscoverBSD’s news summary for 2014/07/07. PC-BSD Digest 31 – there’s now a PC-BSD IRC channel. Your server can probably tell you the temperature. Future of pf in FreeBSD? Follow the thread. (via) DragonFly’s pf alterations discussed for [...]
The FreeBSD Core Team is glad to announce that Matthew Seaman has assumed the role of Core Team Secretary.
The FreeBSD Project is pleased to announce the completion of the 2014 Core Team election. The FreeBSD Core Team acts as the project\'s \"board of directors\" and is responsible for approving new src committers, resolving disputes between developers, appointing sub-committees for specific purposes (security officer, release engineering, port m [...]
Last week in BSDReleases: nilOther news: MirOS, MirOS, DragonFly BSD, Hammer, Cadmium UI, JabirOS, BSDnow, NYCBUG, FreeBSDReleasesAm I missing something?Other news[MirBSD] mksh R50, jupp 27 released Both the MirBSD Korn Shell and jupp – the editor which sucks lesshave seen new releases today. Please test them, report all bugs, and otherw [...]
The third RC build for the FreeBSD-9.3 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures are available on most of our FreeBSD mirror sites.
Another ‘quiet’ week – lots of commit activity in the other BSDs, but not a lot to point at directly. PostgreSQL/FreeBSD performance and scalability on a 40-core machine. (PDF link, via) There’s comparison to DragonFly’s results, mentioned here before. DragonFly’s solution of shared page tables is dism [...]
For people needing WITH_NEW_XORG, an alternate pkg(8) repository is now online. It contains a subset of packages affected by this knob. Please see the announce mail for more details.
The second RC build for the FreeBSD-9.3 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures are available on most of our FreeBSD mirror sites.
I have a backlog from stuff I missed last week while traveling, so we all benefit! PC-BSD 10.0.2-RC2 is out. PC-BSD will be at SouthEast LinuxFest. Here’s the roadmap for Lumina, PC-BSD’s new desktop environment. DiscoverBSD’s summary for 2014/06/16. FreeNAS vs. NAS4Free. Didn’t need to be 8 pages. (via) Peter’ [...]
The first RC build for the FreeBSD-9.3 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures are available on most of our FreeBSD mirror sites.
Last week in BSDReleases: FreeNAS, FreeBSDOther news: BSDCan, BSDnow, DragonFly BSD, FreeBSD, freeNAS, NetBSD, pfSense, Unix, BhyveReleasesFreeNAS 188.8.131.52-RELEASE and the Heartbleed BugFreeNAS 184.108.40.206-BETA is Now Available FreeNAS 220.127.116.11-BETA is available here.All bugs fixed in FreeNAS 18.104.22.168-BETA can be found here.Th [...]
The third BETA build for the FreeBSD-9.3 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures are available on most of our FreeBSD mirror sites.
This may be one of the most important commands I have learned this month. It tells me where the packages will be fetched from.