The ports/x11/nvidia-driver port currently stops during build with an error about
vnode_if.h. This is being worked on.
As Matthew Dillon described in a post to bugs@, anyone with a little assembly knowledge could fix up 8254 access.
Scott Ullrich has updated OpenSSH to version 3.9p1.
Matthew Dillon’s 4th VFS patch probably will go in today. ‘esmith’ asked why nullfs was so broken on FreeBSD, and how it was better on DragonFly, to which Matthew Dillon posted this reply, which happens to include some details of his next major task.
Update: commited, with further explanation of what changed.
Matthew Dillon has a third VFS patch up; he’s looking for anyone using UFS under heavy load, or other filesystems. This is dangerous, as he expects there to be crashing with this patch.
But the base is there.
If you’re looking for something to do, you can always help with language locales. This does not require programming experience.
If you happen to live in Holland with some spare NVIDIA cards, SMP motherboards, or hard drives, or you live anywhere in the US with a spare laptop that could run DragonFly, then you should be looking at the Donations page.
Sascha Wildner is looking for people to try his 16/32 bit patch for syscons, the DragonFly console mechanism.
Matthew Dillon’s clarified how to have source recognition for your contribution to DragonFly.
dragonflybsd.org now has a donations page.