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Juniper Networks, Inc. has donated a reference FreeBSD port to the MIPS architecture to the FreeBSD Project. (Juniper’s embedded router operating system (JUNOS) is based on FreeBSD.) The donated code will be used as one reference for creating an official project-supported FreeBSD/MIPS … Continue reading
The other day I came across some neat instructions on how to set up FreeBSD with MySQL 6.0. It’s pretty straight forward: Download MySQL 6.0 here Extract the files to /usr/local/mysql Add MySQL group “groupadd mysql” Add MySQL user “useradd … Continue reading
Cisco Systems has announced plans for a UNIX-based operating system for their network equipment. The next generation of Cisco’s products will be powered by Open Source operating systems and will be built from Open Source components. Our team will build … Continue reading
This is a BSDTalk interview with Peter N. M. Hansteen on the PF, Packet Filter, a firewall originally developed by OpenBSD. To find out more about the PF Firewall, check out “The Book of PF“.
BSDCan 2008, held in May, in Ottowa, has the initial call for papers out. They have space for informal talks and presentations too. BSDCan is an enormously successful grass-roots style conference. It brings together a great mix of *BSD developers … Continue reading
There’s a new issue of the FreeBSD Foundation newsletter (Q4)/ The innovation of the past lives on in FreeBSD. From SMP and network scalability to innovations in security APIs and wireless networking, the technology of FreeBSD is making an impact … Continue reading
Both licensing models have been around for a very long time. I don’t know which predates which, but it really doesn’t matter. The spirit behind both licenses is very similar: free software is good. But they realize this idea in … Continue reading
Building a bootable ARM SD card (FreeBSD) NAS: Roll your own or turnkey? (FreeNAS) Using pfSense as a Server Only (pfSense) Fileserver converted to use ZFS (FreeBSD)