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ACM Queue interviewed Cambridge researcher (and FreeBSD developer) Robert Watson on why processor designs need to change in order to better support security features like Capsicum — and how they change all the time (RISC, GPUs, etc). He also talks … Continue reading
The second RC build for the FreeBSD-9.1 release cycle was released last week (due to a busy break abroad I’m posting this only now). ISO images for the amd64, i386, ia64, powerpc, and powerpc64 architectures are available. Remember, this is not the … Continue reading
Today’s left-overs: FreeBSD: 102 Tips and Tricks (for reference / refreshing your mind) [mebsd] An Easy Way To Try Out FreeBSD 10 [Phoronix] FreeBSD On ARM Is Still In Severed State [Phoronix] Nvidia GeForce Graphics Driver 304.51 for FreeBSD 64-bit / … Continue reading
Over the last week or so I have come across two posts showing how to set up a FreeBSD based email server. If this is something you have been wanting to do, have a look at the following two links. … Continue reading
Ronnie has added a new video to the BSDTutorial Youtube channel. This video teaches you how to encrypt the swap partition in FreeBSD 1. Edit /boot/loader.conf 2. Add: Add GEOM_ELI Add device_crypto 3. Edit /etc/fstab Add .eli at the end … Continue reading
Since not not everybody is able to attend (all) FreeBSD related conferences, it’s good that these presentations are uploaded so everybody can watch them later, and the rest of the online community can familiarise themselves with FreeBSD and related operating … Continue reading
Olivier, who is the founder and maintainer of BSDRP (BSD Router Project), has recently been working on getting FreeBSD to run on the Nintendo Wii gaming console: FreeBSD kernel for Wii. See it here in action:
Gleb Smirnoff writes on the FreeBSD PF Mailing List about a some improvements he has made to make Packet Filter (PF) SMP-scalable and faster: “As you already may now, last half a year I’ve been working on making pf SMP-scalable and faster … Continue reading