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BSD Router Project (BSDRP) has now its own wikipedia page. For those unaware of BSDRP, this is an open source router distribution based on FreeBSD that for small ISPs and datacenters . It provides disk images which can be installed on Compact Flash cards, USB key and hard disks. BSDRP Wikipedia page
This is a video presentation on the status of dtrace on FreeBSD. “DTrace, also known as Dynamic Tracing, was developed by Sun™ as a tool for locating performance bottlenecks in production and pre-production systems. It is not, in any way, a … Continue reading
FreeNAS 8.0.4-p1 released with fix for critical Samba bug. All CIFS users urged to download and update. FreeNAS-8.0.4-RELEASE-p1 contains Samba 3.6.4, which addresses the critical security flaw in CVE-2012-1182. A small handful of other fixes since 8.0.4-RELEASE have been included in this … Continue reading
Below you will find some links to recent news articles and blog posts relating to FreeBSD, it’s development and future that I hadn’t linked to yet. If you’re anything else noteworthy, please let us know. Google says ‘Go’ to new … Continue reading
This video shows how to install a full ZFS system using bsdinstall, on FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE. This is not like other tutorials where you just use the FreeBSD ISO as a live cd and then do everything manually, with this method … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation is soliciting the submission of proposals for work relating to any of the major subsystems or infrastructure within the FreeBSD operating system. Proposals will be evaluated based on desirability, technical merit, and cost-effectiveness. Details regarding the proposal … Continue reading
Newly written code should be tested properly before it’s distributed widely. Programmers working on *BSD code pride themselves in writing and distributing quality code, but peer reviews and quality testing will always be necessary. Every now and then you may … Continue reading
FreeBSD events come and go month after month. Time for an update on some past and upcoming FreeBSD events. Indiana LinuxFest (ILF) FreeNAS and PC-BSD will be represented at Indiana LinuxFest on Saturday, April 14 in Indianapolis, Indiana. CDs and other swag will be handed out … Continue reading