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FreeBSD 6.4 and 8.0 EoLs coming soon On November 30th, FreeBSD 6.4 and FreeBSD 8.0 will have reached their End of Life and will no longer be supported by the FreeBSD Security Team. Since FreeBSD 6.4 is the last remaining … Continue reading
Another quarter, another FreeBSD status report: FreeBSD Quarterly Status Report (Jul – Sep 2010). With 55 entries, this is the longest report so far, and it’s a good indication of how FreeBSD is thriving and how the community is involved … Continue reading
CloudSigma AG has announced the addition of FreeBSD and by extension ZFS to its cloud computing platform. A FreeBSD 8.1 pre-installed cloud server is now available for instant deployment from CloudSigma’s public drives library: “Patrick Baillie, CEO commented ‘We’ve had … Continue reading
Some links and leftovers: 1. Update on DAHDI Project Max Khon has completed the FreeBSD Foundation funded DAHDI Project and submitted a report. DAHDI (Digium/Asterisk Hardware Device Interface) is the open source device interface technology used to control Digium and … Continue reading
MeetBSD (California) will be held on 5-6 Nov this year. MeetBSD California 2010 promises to be an experience unlike any other. MeetBSD California has evolved into a dynamic entity, with a love for BSD serving as the driving force behind … Continue reading
I have some news links an leftovers for you from (the) last (few) week(s): 1. PC-BSD 8.1 [Review] We always wonder why is it that Microsoft makes us pay to use its OS, so why not shift to Linux or … Continue reading
It seems FreeBSD is receiving support for USB 3.0. From the commit bit: Commit initial version of new XHCI driver which was written from scratch. This driver adds support for USB3.0 devices. The XHCI interface is also backwards compatible to USB2.0 … Continue reading
We have already referred to Robert Watson’s paper titled “Capsicum: Practical Capabilities for UNIX“, but it is now available to view on Youtube. This paper was presented at the 19th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security ’10).