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The FreeBSD Security Team has issued the following security warnings: FreeBSD-SA-09:14.devfs – Devfs / VFS NULL pointer race condition FreeBSD-SA-09:13.pipe – kqueue pipe race conditions FreeBSD-EN-09:05.null – No zero mapping feature For background info, problem description, impact, workaround and solutions, … Continue reading
Microsoft has released the first snapshot of the Barrelfish operating system, an operating system written especifically for multicore environments. The Barrelfish team, a group of researchers from Microsoft Research Cambridge and the technology university ETH Zurich, says it is “motivated … Continue reading
Nik Clayton, site reliability engineer at Google, has written up an account of what he’s seen, heard and done at EuroBSDCon 2009. I’m no stranger to EuroBSDCon. After attending several very successful conferences in the US, three FreeBSD contributors and … Continue reading
Netcraft‘s monthly reliability monitoring showed a bit of a mixed picture in September. Linux took the number 1 place. IN the top10 FreeBSD took places 3, 7 and 10. DataPipe (who use FreeBSD) was one of the most reliable hosting … Continue reading
Kuvaton has a picture of operating systems, comparing them with cars. Or should I say, a picture of cars compared with operating systems? FreeBSD: Like Linux but takes more cargo on the expense of being less customable. I like the … Continue reading
BSDTalk has a 18 minute interview with Giorgos Keramidas : BSDTalk 177 Listen to the podcast: MP3 | OGG
Dru Lavigne has uploaded her presentation done at Ohio LinuxFest. This slideshow describes the differences between (Free)BSD and Linux.