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The Radeon KMS driver from FreeBSD has been imported to DragonFly by Francois Tigeot. It still has problems with ttm, but don’t let that stop you from taking advantage of it.
I decided to set up some of my mail servers to require certification authentication on the submission port (587). In my case, I want to forward mail from my server at home to my public servers out there on the Internet. I don’t want just anyone to be able to submit mail here, so the [...]
Franco Fichtner recently received commit rights for DragonFly. This is so he could import mdocml, a OpenBSD-originating replacement for groff and man page display. Mdocml has been mentioned before on the Digest, and there’s a downloadable book. (See the more-interesting-than-it-sounds History of UNIX Manpages there too, but I digress [...]
Last week in BSDReleases: FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASEOther News: PC-BSD, freeNAS, pfSense, DragonFly BSD, BSDNowReleasesFreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE Now AvailableSome of the highlights:The ZFS filesystem now supports TRIM when used on solid state drives.The virtio(4) drivers have been added to the GENERIC kernel configuration for amd64 and i386 architect [...]
The fifth ALPHA 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.
Less straight source links this week. FreeBSD 9.2 is out. FreeBSD no longer has GNU ar or GNU ranlib, or BIND. FreeBSD has an Open Fabrics Enterprise Distribution update. (OFED info) (helps DragonFly) NetBSD has initial support for the OMAP1-183 board. NetBSD has updated terminfo to 20130607. NetBSD has imported (Read more...)
Last week, while at EuroBSDCon in Malta, I noticed that one of my servers had the wrong time. It was Bacula who told me, through this message in one of the backup jobs: 28-Sep 21:59 nyi-fd JobId 144899: DIR and FD clocks differ by -5 seconds, FD automatically compensating Fixing the time I connected to [...]
I have a number of things I want to get done in the short term: remove the mail server on my gateway box at home and start using a mail server on an internal box Configure my external mail servers (out there on the Internet) to use TLS when talking to each other Configure those [...]
September have been another successful month for BSD community. One way to look at it can be via releases. So let\'s look at them.GhostBSDGhostBSD 3.5-BETA2GhostBSD 3.5 BETA3 GhostBSD 3.5 RC1FeeNASFreeNAS 9.1.1-RELEASE This release offers small, but significant, improvements to FreeNAS 9.1.0!A number of cosmetic issues, UI tra [...]
Last week in BSDReleases: NetBSD, FreeBSDOthers: OpenBSD, DragonFly BSD, FreeBSD FoundationReleasesNetBSD 5.2.1 and NetBSD 5.1.3 patch releasesThe NetBSD Project is pleased to announce NetBSD 5.2.1, the first security/bugfix update of the NetBSD 5.2 release branch, and NetBSD 5.1.3, the third security/bugfix update of the NetBSD 5.1 re [...]
FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE is now available. Please be sure to check the Release Notes Release Errata before installation for any late-breaking news and/or issues with 9.2. More information about FreeBSD releases can be found on the Release Information page.
The fourth ALPHA 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.
This week was relatively quiet, but also had the most cross-BSD work I’ve seen in a while. Look at the links and you’ll see. Here’s some encryption fallout in FreeBSD. MegaRAID Invader cards now work on FreeBSD. OpenSSH is at version 6.3p1 in FreeBSD. FreeBSD has moved to Unbound as a BIND replacement. FreeBSD imported a n [...]
Last week in BSDReleases: FreeBSD, GhostBSDOther News: JabirOS, BSDNow, OpenZFS, MirOS, DragonFlyBSDReleases FreeBSD 10.0-ALPHA2 Now AvailableThe second ALPHA build of the 10.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64, and sparc64 architectures.The image checksums are at the end of the announ [...]
Finally, a quieter week. pfSense (which I use at work; performs great) has updated to 2.1, and now offers a ‘Gold‘ subscription program. FreeBSD has a new iSCSI target and initiator. (World rebuild needed and again) FreeBSD’s bxe(4) now supports the BCM57712 and BCM578XX. FreeBSD now can build LLDB, though you have to (Re [...]
The second ALPHA 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.
Last week in BSDReleases of FreeBSD, GhostBSD, PC-BSD, pfSense and other newsReleasesFreeBSD 9.2-RC4 Now Available FreeBSD 9.2-RC4 has been announced. Refer to the announcement for the checksums for each file.The fourth release candidate builds of the 9.2-RELEASE release cycle are now available on the FTP servers for the amd64, i386, i [...]
Barely getting this done in time for Saturday… FreeBSD can now download firmware for Samsung drives. FreeBSD has updated ipfilter to 5.1.2. FreeBSD has updated to OpenPAM Nummularia. On FreeBSD, clang means no gcc or libstdc++. (part of the switch) FreeBSD has new Hyper-V drivers. NetBSD has support for the ’4G Systems XS Stick [...]