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Posted about 24 hours ago by Justin Sherrill
BSDNow 164 has a whole lot of conversation about things that start with V, plus an interview with Josh Paetzel of iXsystems about the upcoming MeetBSD, FreeNAS and other things.
Posted 1 day ago by Justin Sherrill
If you are using em(4) or re(4) devices for networking, you may want to turn on polling.  MSI may or may not help for re(4), along with switching to the emx(4) driver.
Posted 3 days ago by Justin Sherrill
Remember I posted that LibreSSL is in base DragonFly, but not default?  Well, it’s default now.  You can have a system without OpenSSL at all, by rebuilding DragonFly-current and using up-to-date dports. Update: see John’s comments for clarification: ... [More] LibreSSL is default; the change is that OpenSSL isn’t even built any more.  The result is still […] [Less]
Posted 4 days ago by Justin Sherrill
I should have posted this sooner: SemiBUG is having a meeting in about half an hour at Altair Engineering.  Mike Wayne is presenting about monitoring.  Run now if you are near.
Posted 4 days ago by Justin Sherrill
I’ve uploaded ISO and IMG files for DragonFly 4.6.1, so they should be available for download at your local mirror.  Note that there’s an uncompressed 4.6.1 ISO for those installing to a virtual server.
Posted 5 days ago by Justin Sherrill
I don’t have it uploaded yet, but DragonFly 4.6.1 is tagged.  Anyone with an existing 4.6.0 or earlier system can upgrade now.  Use the 4.6 release instructions if you are unsure on how to upgrade.  The 4.6.1 tag commit message has all the changes.
Posted 6 days ago by Justin Sherrill
Little yesterday, lots today: Glean, a tiny bitmap font for programming.  I don’t know about this specific font, but there’s a whole lot more fonts mentioned in the original source link. English man spends 11 hours trying to make cup of tea with Wi-Fi kettle.  We’re building an Internet of crappy things, remember.  (via, among other locations) […]
Posted 7 days ago by Justin Sherrill
A somewhat short week this week, for BSD. FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE is out.  Related: Older version EoLs. EC2’s most dangerous feature. Ohio LinuxFest 2016 wrap-up. How to install LibertyBSD or OpenBSD on a libreboot system.  (via) vmm enabled.  Runs ... [More] OpenBSD on OpenBSD – sorta vkernelish? OPNsense 16.7.6 released. A remote BSD development job. Announcing the pkgsrc-2016Q3 release. web-bsd-hunt […] [Less]
Posted 7 days ago by Justin Sherrill
OpenSSL in DragonFly 4.6 has been updated to 1.0.1u.  It’s time for a DragonFly 4.6.1, to catch up on this and other updates since the 4.6.0 release.  I plan to work on it this weekend.
Posted 8 days ago by Justin Sherrill
That’s Bryan Cantrill, of Joyent, interviewed in BSDNow 163.  Joyent has been a major supporter of pkgsrc, though I don’t know if many people realize that.  There’s the regular news roundup too, of course.