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Mail system for distributed network. Presentation held by Andrey Zakharchenko at AsiaBSDCon2009: Sometimes it is necessary to organize a mail domain for large and geographically distributed network, which may consist of independent subnets with their own separate Internet connections (and some of … Continue reading
Kristaps Dzonsons’ presentation: Deprecating groff for BSD manual display, AsiaBSDCon2009: There are few GPL-licensed utilities remaining in BSD base installations, most of them written in C++. groff, GNU’s roff text-processing language implementation, claims a significant share of this count. Why … Continue reading
Rafal Jaworowski’s presentation on FreeBSD on high performance multi-core embedded PowerPC systems, AsiaBSDCon2009: This paper describes low level design and implementation of the FreeBSD operating system port for the MPC8572 system-on-chip device, a high-end member of the Freescale PowerQUICC III … Continue reading
The FreeBSD 2009 Quarterly Status Report is now available (Jan – Mar): Since the last Status Reports there has been interesting progress in FreeBSD Development. FreeBSD 7.2 was released just a few days ago. Some of the highlights include: Support for superpages in … Continue reading
Tonight I’ve updated the FreeBSD Flavours and projects page. There was a broken link, some missing pictures and the content had to be updated here and there. Please have a look and let me know what you think and/or if anything … Continue reading
Android is an exciting and much promising (open source) mobile phone platform developed by Google. Android 1.5 (Cupcake), has now been released and promises to be(come) a strong contender for Apple’s iPhone. The first Android powered netbook is coming, Acer … Continue reading
The developers of the CoreBoot project have released FlashROM 0.9 which is able to read, delete, rewrite and verify the flash chips which store a systems BIOS. coreboot (formerly known as LinuxBIOS) is a Free Software project aimed at replacing the proprietary BIOS … Continue reading
Pav Lucistnik has been working on ports compilations utilising multiple cores: Two days ago, I have checked in probably most requested feature of last few years. Ports framework now systematically supports building ports on multiple processing cores. It is achieved … Continue reading