Coming Soon to OpenBSD/amd64: A Native Hypervisor
Undeadly.org - August 31, 2015, 7:05 pm UTC


Earlier today, Mike Larkin (mlarkin@)
published
a teaser for something he's been working on for a while. Then a little later in the day, an announcement appeared on tech@:



TL;DR - a native hypervisor is coming. stay tuned.



For the last few months, I've been working on a hypervisor for OpenBSD.
The idea for this started a few years ago, and after playing around with
it from time to time, things really started to take shape around the
time of the Brisbane hackathon earlier this year. As development
accelerated, the OpenBSD Foundation generously offered to fund the
project so that I could focus on it in more earnest.




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FreeBSD-EN-15:13.vidcontrol
Freebsd.org-errata - August 30, 2015, 8:00 am UTC
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FreeBSD-EN-15:12.netstat
Freebsd.org-errata - August 30, 2015, 8:00 am UTC
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FreeBSD-EN-15:11.toolchain
Freebsd.org-errata - August 30, 2015, 8:00 am UTC
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Using the FreeBSD’s Procstat API in a Web Context – The BSD Magazine
BSD MAG - August 29, 2015, 1:30 pm UTC
Dear Readers, We would like to introduce a new issue made by the BSD Team. This time you will deal …
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In Other BSDs for 2015/08/29
DragonFlyBSD Digest - August 29, 2015, 12:47 pm UTC
Put together at the last minute. NeXTBSD, a video presentation.  (via multiple places) Why FreeBSD should not adopt launchd.  Sort of commentary on the previous item.  (also via multiple places) DiscoverBSD for 2015/08/24. OPNSense 15.7.10, 15.7.11 released. Beyond the Fork, an OPNSense status report. OpenBSD 5.8, Another Song. Kernel W^X extended to i386 on OpenBSD. […]
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Call for Testing: Using tame() in userland
Topix.net - August 28, 2015, 9:40 am UTC

Contributed by tbert on Fri Aug 28 07:14:36 2015 from the a-tamed-wolf-is-still-a-dog dept. Theo de Raadt has just released a call for testing of an initial conversions of programs in OpenBSD base to use the tame API: This is a set of almost 100 diffs to programs in the tree to use tame.

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BSDNow Episode 104: Beverly Hills 25519
Undeadly.org - August 28, 2015, 8:15 am UTC


This week
on BSDNow,
the hosts have an interview with Damien Miller (djm@) of OpenSSH fame. He talks about the recent scrubbing of the default crypto options in OpenSSH, the reasons behind the move to ChaCha20 and the problems with CBC-mode ciphers, the issue of obsolete OpenSSH releases in the wild, code refactoring for the purpose of automated testing, and a list of ideas for future improvements.


Additionally, they have the usual roundup of the week's happenings in all things BSD.


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Call for Testing: Using tame() in userland
Undeadly.org - August 28, 2015, 7:14 am UTC


Theo de Raadt (deraadt@) has just
released
a call for testing of an initial conversions of programs in OpenBSD base
to use the
tame(2)
API:


This is for those of you interested in tame, and skilled enough to
play along.

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BSDNow 104: Beverly Hills 25519
DragonFlyBSD Digest - August 27, 2015, 7:34 pm UTC
BSDNow this week is titled “Beverly Hills 25519”, which is a play on an older U.S. TV show if you missed the reference.  There’s the normal news, back this week, plus an interview of Damien Miller about OpenSSH.
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Beverly Hills 25519 | BSD Now 104
BSDnow - August 27, 2015, 6:02 pm UTC
Coming up this week on the show, we'll be talking with Damien Miller of the OpenSSH team. We will be discussing some of the changes in their latest 7.0 release, including phasing out older crypto and changing one of the defaults that might surprise you.
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Removal of SSLv3 from LibreSSL
Undeadly.org - August 27, 2015, 9:02 am UTC

Earlier today, Doug Hogan (doug@) committed the first parts of the removal of SSLv3 support from LibreSSL:



Log message:
Remove SSLv3 support from LibreSSL.


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