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Adrian Chadd is the current FreeBSD net80211/ath driver maintainer and developer. He’s been working with a few others to get usable 802.11n support into FreeBSD. OSNews did an interview with Adrian and the following was discussed. What’s the state of … Continue reading
GhostBSD 2.5: A GNOME-ified FreeBSD 9.0 If you want to try out FreeBSD 9.0 this holiday but are not turned on by the actual FreeBSD 9.0 install and setup process, nor find the KDE desktop of PC-BSD 9.0 enjoyable, you may want … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has published its semi-annual newsletter. The half yearly updated contains updates on this year’s projects and fundraising campaign, testimonials from TaxiMagic and the Apache Software Foundation, and the Q1-Q3 balance sheet. In this Edition: Letter From the … Continue reading
The FreeBSD Foundation has started its annual end-of-year fundraising campaign. The FBSD Foundation sponsors events and conferences, helps developers pay for travel costs and provides legal assistance with regards to intellectual property. If you want to see more projects being … Continue reading
Some of you may be aware of the LLVM Developer Meeting 2011 that took place in mid-November in San Jose, CA. FreeBSD developer and FreeBSD Foundation member Brooks Davis was present and talked about about the path of getting LLVM/Clang integrated … Continue reading
Some love benchmarks, others hate them, especially when ‘apples’ are compare with ‘pears’, when Linux is benchmarked against FreeBSD. For what it’s worth there are some new benchmarks on openbenchmarking.org: FreeBSD 9.0 vs Oracle Linux 6.1 UFS, ZFS on FreeBSD … Continue reading
FreeBSD 9.0-RC3 is now available for download. It is expected that this will be the last of the the test builds, and final release builds will be begun in about a week’s time. The third and what should be final Release … Continue reading
It is now official: FreeBSD 9.0-RC2 is available for download. The second of the Release Candidate builds for the 9.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. Since this is the first release of a brand new branch I cross-post the announcements on both … Continue reading