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Posted 1 day ago by Justin Sherrill
I don’t know how I ended up with 3 pfSense items to lead with – it just happened. pfsense 2.3.x passive ftp. PFsense DMZ on ESXi. Assistance with routing issue with pfSense VM. FreeNAS: Open Source Storage Operating System.  (via) User manages to get OpenBSD and FreeBSD working with Libreboot.  (via) HardenedBSD switches to LibreSSL […]
Posted 3 days ago by Justin Sherrill
It’s been a very slow news week, but at least there’s a new BSDNow episode: The Fresh BSD Experience.  There’s an interview with the FreeBSD Foundation intern, Drew Gurkowski, and a lot of ARM news.
Posted 7 days ago by Justin Sherrill
Accidental nostalgia theme! Halcyon Days: Interviews with Classic Computer and Video Game Programmers.  Did I post this before?  (via) A History of Early Versions of Adventure.  (via) Colossal Cave Adventure, linked in comments to the previous. A ... [More] History of Palm, Part 1: Before the PalmPilot. “If you’re a fan of something, tell the creator.“ The […] [Less]
Posted 8 days ago by Justin Sherrill
For once, I’m not working on Saturday, so even though this is last minute, at least I’m not in a race with the clock. ZFS High-Availability NAS.  (via) Steam on FreeBSD.  (via) Reminder: Next SemiBUG meeting is on the 23rd. Want to help move a cabinet of BSD User Group equipment, in NYC? “results-oriented and non-ideological“. […]
Posted 9 days ago by Justin Sherrill
There’s been multiple reports of pulseaudio causing problems for DragonFly users.  It would get pulled in as a dependency, and audio would suddenly stop working.  Uninstall, and audio is fine.  John Marino has removed it from dports, to prevent that exact problem.
Posted 10 days ago by Justin Sherrill
BSDNow 155: no Allan, but an interview with Myke Geiger about using FreeBSD in an ISP role, and a bunch of news items.
Posted 11 days ago by Justin Sherrill
There’s been a number of commits lately around higher optimization levels for your DragonFly kernel.  It looks you can even set it systemwide.  Boot code remains at -O; any higher level will make it explode.  Is this safe?  I have no idea!
Posted 13 days ago by Justin Sherrill
If you are on DragonFly-current, AKA DragonFly 4.7, make sure to perform a full buildworld on your next upgrade.  Tomohiro Kusumi changed a Hammer ioctl, and the buildworld is needed to keep everything in sync.
Posted 14 days ago by Justin Sherrill
A manageable batch of links this week. Hackers Make the First-Ever Ransomware for Smart Thermostats. IoCrapT. A Brief History of Email Apps.  I like the layout.  (via) Chinese Hunting Chinese Over POP3 In Fjord Country.  Long and worth it. Ring Message Bus on RS-232. it’s hard work printing nothing. The lost infrastructure of social media. […]
Posted 15 days ago by Justin Sherrill
The Lumina release is the highlight of the week. Lumina 1.0.0 released.  It’s a BSD-first desktop environment, hooray! OpenBSD Gaming Resource.  I’ve wanted this for all BSDs – just hopping through ports/pkgsrc/dports.  (via) OpenBSD binpatches and ... [More] package updates. xautobacklight. FreeBSD Core statement on recent freebsd-update and related vulnerabilities. OpenBSD removes armish support.  (via) n2k16 hackathon […] [Less]