Posts in category FreeBSD
As you read this, I’m at NYCBSDCon – or at least should be. FOSDEM 2014 videos are up. The second item listed is about the new version of ports, which includes dports. (via) Crochet-FreeBSD, a system for building bootable FreeBSD images for a variety of platforms including x86, ARM, and VM. (via Markus Pfieffer on IRC, (Read [...]
FreeBSD 10.0-RC4FreeBSD 10.0-RC5FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASESome of the highlights:GCC is no longer installed by default on architectures where clang(1) is the default compiler.Unbound has been imported to the base system as the local caching DNS resolver.BIND has been removed from the base system.make(1) has been replaced with bm [...]
For once, I got this mostly done before late Friday night! OpenBSD on the Beaglebone Black. DiscoverBSD’s January 28th roundup. Automated FreeBSD Panic Reporting. More people need to do this. A report from the n2k14 OpenBSD hackathon. New to me: CHERIBSD. Capsicum, implemented in hardware, is a rough summary. Python is going to 3.x b [...]
Last week in BSDReleases: FreeBSD, PC-BSDOther News : OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD etcReleasesFreeBSD 10.0-RELEASESome of the highlights:GCC is no longer installed by default on architectures where clang(1) is the default compiler.Unbound has been imported to the base system as the local caching DNS resolver.BIND has been removed from the [...]
Back to relatively normal volume, this week. FreeBSD 10 is out. OpenBSD got electrical funding, and is now holding a funding drive. new openssh key format and bcrypt pbkdf. A new key format for OpenSSH, and how to switch to it – only available in OpenBSD as of this writing. I did not know this: There’s a (Read more...)
The October-December, 2013 Status Report is now available with 37 entries.
FreeBSD 10.0-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 10.0. More information about FreeBSD releases can be found on the Release Information page.
Looks like I got DOS’d: I base that conclusion on the above messages and this post.
This post has it all: backups deduplication snapshots ZFS Bacula ezjail Backups are essential for proper sanity, or at least, a reasonable facsimile. I strongly believe that doing backups right is the only way to backup. Go big or go home. I’ve been converting all my servers to ZFS. I like ZFS for many reasons, [...]
I didn’t even need to find source links this week. Do you have a VAX laying around? Cool! Now, can you give/lend it to OpenBSD? Along those lines, anyone have a Cray they don’t need? I don’t care if it works. It has to be full-size, though. (via) I found out that the RetroBSD site (Read more...)
For live BSD news follow discoverBSD on twitter at @janhovancik ! Last week in BSDReleases: PC-BSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSDOther news: BSDTalk, DragonFly BSD, Halon Security, JabirOS, BSDnow, Google Summer of Code, ssh, Releases New release of SR (OpenBSD based router/firewall) SR 3.2-R1 PC-BSD 10.0-RC3 now available Notable featu [...]
Running late putting this together… Back to bullets! The weekly PC-BSD digest for January 3rd. DiscoverBSD’s weekly roundup. PC-BSD’s weekly digest. Jailing FreeBSD 4 on FreeBSD 10. FreeBSD 4 has been a very long-lived release, so to speak. OpenBSD has a new auto-install feature that needs to be tested. Julio Merino has p [...]
The fifth RC build for the FreeBSD-10.0 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.