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Category Archives: FreeBSD Foundation
Here is some info and details of upcoming FreeBSD related conferences and events. KyivBSD 2010 Conference On 25 Septempter the annual KyivBSD Conference will be held in Kiev, Ukraine. It’s mainly aimed at FreeBSD and PC-BSD users and developers. More … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has published their semi-anual newsletter with updates on projects receiving support and funding, their donation goal for 2010 and how FreeBSD and commercial vendors can co-operate. Letter From the President Fundraising Update Flattened Device Tree Project Userland … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation funds various projects each year and there are several interesting projects in progress: DAHDI (formerly known as Zaptel) FreeBSD driver port–this project will make it possible to use FreeBSD as a base system for software PBX solutions resource … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has announced it will sponsor Max Khon to finish the DAHDI FreeBSD driver port. DAHDI (Digium/Asterisk Hardware Device Interface) is the open source device interface technology used to control Digium and other legacy telephony interface cards. “The purpose … Continue reading
One of the ways the FreeBSD Foundation supports FreeBSD, is by funding FreeBSD development (e.g. the Jail based virtualisation project). The Foundation has agreed to fund two more projects: Jail Resource Containers Project (announcement) Dtrace Userland Project (announcement) I Resource Containers … Continue reading
PC-BSD Installer The new PC-BSD installer (available as GUI and text installer), which is also able to install plain FreeBSD, has now been committed to the FreeBSD source tree. This video goes into the details of the installer. Kris Moore: PC-SYSINSTALL … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has announced that Shteryana Shopova has been awarded a grant to make improvements to Bsnmp (snmp category). This project includes several enhancements to the existing FreeBSD SNMP framework, including SNMPv3-compliant user authentication, packet encryption and view-based access control. … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has selected another project for funding: FreeBSD Jail based virtualisation project, to be undertaken by Bjoern A. Zeeb: “We are pleased to announce that Bjoern A. Zeeb has been awarded a grant to improve FreeBSD’s jail based virtualization … Continue reading