Todd Willey’s put together a web interface to the GoBSD.com pkgsrc collection. It shows details and build status of any given package in the collection.
Andreas Hauser has a new package of X.org available, at version 6.8.2. The one remaining issue is mouse acceleration – he’s looking to see if other people see the same problem when the acceleration threshold is hit.
Joerg Sonnenberger found there’s still a lot of cleanup to do.
A positive mention of DragonFly on a FreeBSD mailing list can often get you a negative response. Now, it looks like the same attitude is there for NetBSD. (Thanks Slashdot/BSD)
Instead of attacking the reasoning and intentions of people who raise problems, it may be better to fix the underlying mechanical issues. If that doesn’t work, there’s always fixing it yourself.
Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai posted some links to a thread library called protothreads, and a Single System Image OS. (Linux-based)
I missed this, originally: the BSDCan 2005 website has an extensive list of presentations now posted. Registration is opening up early next month.
ONLamp.com has a new interview up of several NetBSD developers, with what they plan to work on now that NetBSD 2.0 is released.
I’ve been meaning to put NetBSD on an IBM z50 as soon as I can find a working model.
Martin Hellwig is a lucky guy; he gets to boot DragonFly on a spiffy Sun Fire v20z.
While replying to an otherwise irrelevant thread, Matthew Dillon described some of the hardware/software work he’s done on the side.
Though it was previously “leaked”, there’s a contest for a new FreeBSD logo – details have been mailed. $500 for the winner!
DragonFly developers are helpful people.
Posts were made about various utilities for system startup; plenty of links to look at.
Eduardo Tongson’s DragonFly Presentation (134K pdf) has been updated.
This small post about hyperthreading led off to a much larger and informative discussion about Intel vs. AMD CPU architectures and hyperthreading vs. multicore CPUs. (Summation so far: AMD and multicore are the better of the set.)
Dru Lavigne’s FreeBSD Basics column on ONLamp.com has a “Tips and Tricks” entry up, most of which can apply to DragonFly.
In a discussion about backporting to FreeBSD, Matthew Dillon weighed in, describing the troubles he’s seen with porting DragonFly improvements to FreeBSD.
Eduardo Tongson put together an informational presentation (PDF) on DragonFly, for which Matthew Dillon had some comments.
Is a boot from a 64M USB key possible? Maybe.
Simon Schubert is the newest committer.