FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report (April-Sep 2009)

freebsd project logo 100x100The FreeBSD Project has released it’s ‘quarterly’ update with an overview of current and finished projects:

This report covers FreeBSD related projects between April and September 2009. During that time a lot of work has been done on wide variety of projects, including the Google Summer of Code projects. The BSDCan conference was held in Ottawa, CA, in May. The EuroBSDCon conference was held in Cambridge, UK, in September. Both events were very successful. A new major version of FreeBSD, 8.0 is to be released soon

Table of contents:

Google Summer of Code

Projects

FreeBSD Team Reports

Network Infrastructure

Kernel

Documentation

Architectures

Ports

Miscellaneous

FreeBSD Status Report: January – March 2009

The FreeBSD 2009 Quarterly Status Report is now available (Jan – Mar):

Since the last Status Reports there has been interesting progress in FreeBSD Development. FreeBSD 7.2 was released just a few days ago. Some of the highlights include: Support for superpages in the FreeBSD Virtual Memory subsystem. The FreeBSD Kernel Virtual Address space has been increased to 6GB on amd64. An updated jail(8) subsystem that supports multi-IPv4/IPv6/noIP and much more. 

Table of contents:

Projects

FreeBSD Team Reports

Architectures

Documentation

Google Summer of Code

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FreeBSD Status Report: October – December 2008

FreeBSD LogoThe FreeBSD 2008 Quarterly Status Report is now available (Oct – Nov):

This quarter included some very exciting work including the release of FreeBSD 6.4 and the much anticipated release of FreeBSD 7.1. We also launched our own official FreeBSD Forums. The first Bugathon of the year will be held this weekend, see below for more information and how to participate.

Thanks to all the reporters for the excellent work! We hope you enjoy reading.

Projects

FreeBSD Team Reports

Kernel

Architectures

Documentation

Miscellaneous

Previous Status Reports can be found here.

Source: www.freebsd.org (29/01/2009)

FreeBSD Status Reports: July – September 2008

The July – September, 2008 Status Reports are now available

In this Quarter work has been progressing in quite a few areas of FreeBSD. FreeBSD 7.1-BETA2 and 6.4-RC2 have been released for pre-release testing. EuroBSDCon 2008 took place in Strasbourg, France and quite a few developers got together for the Developer Summit before the Conference. The USB2 stack has been imported into the -HEAD branch.

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FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report (2008 Q2)

This 2008 Q2 FreeBSD Status Report covers FreeBSD related projects between April and June 2008. During this period The FreeBSD Foundation has released their July Newsletter.

Table of contents:

Google Summer of Code

  • Layer2 filtering
  • Porting BSD-licensed text-processing tools from OpenBSD

Projects

  • Build cluster
  • finstall
  • FreeBSD Bugbusting Team
  • Graphics support for the boot loader
  • USB

FreeBSD Architecture

  • ARM/Marvell port

The Ports Collection

  • Ports Collection
  • Qt/KDE4 Status Report

Documentation

  • FreeBSD FAQ Renovation
  • The FreeBSD Dutch Documentation Project
  • The FreeBSD Hungarian Documentation Project
  • The FreeBSD Spanish Documentation Project

Whole report here