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The FreeBSD Foundation has announced it will be funding two new projects. The first is DIFFUSE for FreeBSD by Swinburne University and the second project is implementing xlocale APIs to enable porting libc++ by David Chisnall.
This report covers FreeBSD-related projects between April and June 2011. It is the second of the four reports planned for 2011: FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report (Apr – Jun 2011) Since this quarter, the work is being focused on the next major … Continue reading
I have linked to a couple of past and upcoming FreeBSD events that are worth sharing. 1. FreeBSD vendor summit (3-4 November) I wasn’t aware of any FreeBSD vendor event, but there’s one from 3-4 November 2011 in Sunnyvale, … Continue reading
Vermaden has posted two very useful step-by-step tutorials on the FreeBSD Forums showing how you can keep your base system and applications up-to-date (the vermaden way): PART I. Keeping the FreeBSD base system up-to-date PART II. Keeping the FreeBSD packages … Continue reading
If you haven’t had a chance to try out the new FreeBSD Installer and you’re keen to see what it looks like, Phoronix has a couple of screenshots. The new system installer is described as a modern installer for FreeBSD … Continue reading
HighPoint Technologies, a storage solutions manufacturer, said Thursday that it had begun shipments of its cost-efficient SAS-6Gb/s HBA, the RocketRAID 2711. The device is the first-in-the-industry controller with support up to four serial attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives that costs … Continue reading
Ken Smith has announced today the availability of FreeBSD 9.0-BETA2, which is little over a month past the initially planned date of 3 August. The FreeBSD 9.0 release schedule is expected to be updated with new BETA and RC dates. … Continue reading
In the latest edition of the semi annual FreeBSD Foundation newsletter you can read about: Letter From the President Fundraising Update Development Project Updates IPv6 support in FreeBSD and PC-BSD Implementing support of GEM, KMS, and DRI for Intel Drivers … Continue reading