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 [...]
I think I’m finally catching up on the backlog. Unix: Flexibly moving files with lftp. I usually copy and paste a shell script together. BANCStar source code. In that sort of environment, there’s no good or bad code. It has moved beyond such considerations. (via) The Lenna Story. About the 1972 Playboy centerfold image used [...]
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 [...]
I know this is late; my schedule is a bit messed up. This is the penultimate week! Daniel Flores: HAMMER2 compression feature Larisa Grigore: System V IPC in userspace (no report) Pawel Dziepak: Make vkernels checkpointable Joris GIOVANNANGELI: Capsicum (no actual report; student is traveling) Mihai Carabas: hardware nested page table suppo [...]
The latest PC-BSD 9.2-RELEASE images (based upon FreeBSD 9.2-RC4) images are now online! Users who install this image will then be able to online update to a FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE kernel / world when it is announced. Users already running an earlier 9.2 image can now online update to the latest world / kernel / packages via the system updating [...]
The first ALPHA build for the FreeBSD-10.0 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc and sparc64 architectures are available on most of our FreeBSD mirror sites.
The fourth RC build for the FreeBSD-9.2 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.
The September issue of BSD Magazine is now available for free download. On pages 34–36, Kris Moore continues with his article on the PEFS encryption system that is available on PC-BSD 9.2.
Today’s episode of BSD Now features an interview with Glen Barber from the FreeBSD release engineering team. Glen will discuss how FreeBSD release engineering works and what his role is on the release engineering team, the new features in the upcoming 9.2-RELEASE, and his new role with the FreeBSD Foundation. This episode also discusses the l [...]
With this commit, Theo de Raadt (deraadt@) quietly enabled pre-orders for the upcoming OpenBSD 5.4 release. The release song, \"Our favorite hacks\", is also available for download. The release page\'s What\'s New section is still filling out, but reading the detailed change log leads to the inevitable conclusion: What\'s not to like? [...]
There will be a FreeBSD booth in the expo area of LinuxCon, to be held at the Hyatt New Orleans from September 16–18. Expo hours are from 9:00–19:30 on September 16 and 9:00–16:00 on September 17. As usual, we’ll be giving out cool swag, PC-BSD DVDs, and FreeNAS CDs, as well as accepting donations to the FreeBSD Foundation. If (Read more...)
Today\'s episode of BSD Now features an interview with Glen Barber from the FreeBSD release engineering team. Glen will discuss how FreeBSD release engineering works and what his role is on the release engineering team, the new features in the upcoming 9.2-RELEASE, and his new role with the FreeBSD Foundation.This episode can be streamed [...]
A new BSD resource by the name of BSD Now has started up, and our very own Peter Hessler(phessler@) is interviewed in their inaugural podcast about his Using BGP for Realtime import and export of OpenBSD SPAMD entries paper. You can download the presentation [ video | HD video | mp3 audio | ogg audio ] or watch the (Read [...]
It’s now possible to use systat(1) to see per-connection speeds and pftop status, thanks to Matthew Dillon.
I’m just going to roll all these updates from Sepherosa Ziehau together into one post, because it’s a lot: He’s updated igb(4) to 2.3.10, updated em(4) to 7.3.8, merged the hardware abstraction layer of those two drivers, enabled TSO on all PCI-E em(4) chipsets, and added support for a whole slew of Realtek chipsets in the [...]
If you’ve got a MCP79 NVIDA-chipset board, Sascha Wildner’s commit of Ed Berger’s port from OpenBSD has you covered.
Several members of the PC-BSD team will be attending Ohio LinuxFest, to be held in Columbus, OH from September 13–15. Registration is required to attend Ohio LinuxFest, but registration is free. We’re excited that Kirk McKusick will be delivering the closing keynote on Saturday, September 14. The topic of the keynote will be Building and Runn [...]
Several members of the Foundation will be attending Ohio LinuxFest, to be held in Columbus, OH from September 13-15. We\'re excited that Kirk McKusick will be delivering the closing keynote on Saturday, September 14. The topic of the keynote will be Building an Running an Open-Source Community: The FreeBSD Project.There will also be a FreeBSD [...]
By the time you read this, I’ll have already been sitting on an island for a few days. There’s so much stuff to post lately I’m scheduling material a week out. Have you used the grep replacement ‘ack‘? There’s a Twitter feed of tips for it. A horrible programming idea, so bad I can’t tell if (Read [...]