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BSDNow 061: IPSECondwind
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-10-30 22:39:46
As you may be able to guess, BSDNow episode 061 has an interview with John-Mark Gurney about updating FreeBSD’s IPSEC setup, along with the normal collection of news items.  There’s also a link to a new BSD-switching blog, and “mailing list gold”....
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OpenBSD Drops Support For Loadable Kernel Modules
Slashdot - 2014-10-28 19:43:00
jones_supa writes: The OpenBSD developers have decided to remove support for loadable kernel modules from the BSD distribution's next release. Several commits earlier this month stripped out the loadable kernel modules support. Phoronix's Michael Larabel has not yet found an official reason for the decision to drop support. He wagers that it is due to security or code quality/openness ideals. Read more of this story at Slashdot....
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OpenBSD 5.6 pre-orders arriving
Undeadly.org - 2014-10-28 08:08:42
td>p,td>ul,td>blockquote,td>font {margin-left:0.5ex;} a:visited {color:#303030!important;} p {margin-top:1ex;margin-bottom:0;} blockquote>p:first-child {margin-top:0;} blockquote>p:last-child {margin-bottom:0;} blockquote { background-color:#e0e0e0; padding:0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex; margin:0 0 0 3ex !important; } p+ul,p>ul {margin:0.5ex 0 0 0;} pre {margin:0;} tt {background-color:#f0f0f0; padding:0px; font-weight:500;} .bqcode { background-color: #ffffff; border:1px solid #999; padding: 0px; padding-left: 1em; } Fred Crowson wrote in to say: Hi misc@ Just received my 5.6 disks in the post! Thanks to all the developers for your continued work in making another great OpenBSD release. Cheers Fred -- 5.6 in the wild: https://twitter.com/fcbsd/status/525618236667482112 Reports are coming in from all over the world from people getting their CDs early, the obvious benefit to pre-ordering. If you haven't ordered yet, you can still do so over at http://www.openbsdeurope.com/, or if you don't need physical media (you'll miss out on the stickers), you can simply make a donation. Please also consider getting your employ...
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The Book of PF 3rd ed Is Out, Win First Signed Copy by Donating to OpenBSD!
Undeadly.org - 2014-10-26 14:15:38
td>p,td>ul,td>blockquote,td>font {margin-left:0.5ex;} a:visited {color:#303030!important;} p {margin-top:1ex;margin-bottom:0;} blockquote>p:first-child {margin-top:0;} blockquote>p:last-child {margin-bottom:0;} blockquote { background-color:#e0e0e0; padding:0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex; margin:0 0 0 3ex !important; } p+ul,p>ul {margin:0.5ex 0 0 0;} pre {margin:0;} tt {background-color:#f0f0f0; padding:0px; font-weight:500;} .bqcode { background-color: #ffffff; border:1px solid #999; padding: 0px; padding-left: 1em; } As you may have heard elsewhere, The Book of PF is out in its third edition. Now author Peter Hansteen has received his author copies, and he has teamed up with the OpenBSD Foundation to auction off the first ever signed copy of the book. More details are to be found over at Peter's blog, but the main item is that the first physical copy of the new edition ever touched by and subsequently signed by its author is up on an ebay auction where all proceeds will go to the OpenBSD Foundation. For unsuccessful bidders, Peter urges them to donate the amount of their highest bid to the OpenBSD Foundation. Read more... ...
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In Other BSDs for 2014/10/25
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-10-25 14:53:46
This week I was on top of the whole linking thing. A Minecraft plugin for FreeNAS. PC-BSD has a YouTube channel. LibreSSL 2.1.0 is out. OpenBSD 5.6 sneak peek. Question about the current state of FreeBSD Tanenbaum realizes BSD was a better idea.  (via) DiscoverBSD for 2014/10/13. DiscoverBSD for 2014/10/20. FreeBSD Foundation goes to EuroBSDCon […]...
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BSDNow 060: Don’t Buy a Router
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-10-25 04:21:33
BSDNow episode 060 bypasses the pun and just commands you to obey.  At least, I don’t know the reference if there is one.  Anyway, there’s an interview of Olivier Cochard-Labbé of the BSD Router Project, along with the usual array of news....
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FreeBSD 10.1-RC3 Available
Freebsd.orgNews - 2014-10-23 09:00:00
The third RC build for the FreeBSD 10.1 release cycle is now available. ISO images for the amd64, armv6, i386, ia64, powerpc, powerpc64 and sparc64 architectures are available on most of our FreeBSD mirror sites....
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FreeBSD-EN-14:11.crypt
Freebsd.org-errata - 2014-10-22 09:00:00
//security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-EN-14:11.crypt.asc...
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FreeBSD-EN-14:10.tzdata
Freebsd.org-errata - 2014-10-22 09:00:00
//security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-EN-14:10.tzdata.asc...
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led(4) for you and me
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-10-21 01:09:42
Sascha Wildner brought in led(4) from FreeBSD.  It’s a driver for flashing LEDs, as you might have guessed.  I’d like to see someone make Blinkenlights, whether BeBox-style or just generally mysterious....
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OpenBSD Passes 300,000 Commits
Undeadly.org - 2014-10-19 13:57:03
td>p,td>ul,td>blockquote,td>font {margin-left:0.5ex;} a:visited {color:#303030!important;} p {margin-top:1ex;margin-bottom:0;} blockquote>p:first-child {margin-top:0;} blockquote>p:last-child {margin-bottom:0;} blockquote { background-color:#e0e0e0; padding:0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex; margin:0 0 0 3ex !important; } p+ul,p>ul {margin:0.5ex 0 0 0;} pre {margin:0;} tt {background-color:#f0f0f0; padding:0px; font-weight:500;} .bqcode { background-color: #ffffff; border:1px solid #999; padding: 0px; padding-left: 1em; } Ingo Schwarze (schwarze@) writes in with news that the OpenBSD source tree has seen its 300,000th commit. Ingo writes: According to http://www.oxide.org/cvs/OpenBSD.html OpenBSD just passed its three hundred thousandth commit. Read more... ...
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In Other BSDs for 2014/10/18
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-10-18 14:25:21
Done at the last minute, like always, but surprisingly extensive this week: DiscoverBSD for 2014/10/06. FreeBSD Cheatsheet. FreeBSD 10.1 RC2 is out. Question about the BSD community as a whole. mandoc now contains man. PC-BSD now has a new Linuxulator and AppCafe. GhostBSD 4.0 is out. Frequent BSD author Michael W. Lucas is now a […]...
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