Alex Burke has a writeup of his experiences installing DragonFly to a third partition.
Sepherosa Ziehau has an experimental conversion of 802.11 support found in FreeBSD 6
Also, Jeremy C. Reed has improvements to the X11 documentation in the handbook for review.
If you speak a language other than English, Trevor Kendall wants you to check out and sync the wiki FAQs.
Matthew Dillon has moved the Preview release to 1.5.3, as it’s stable enough for more testing.Â In addition, Release is moving to 1.4.4 in about a week to incorporate recent fixes; details are in his post.
It’s open!Â We need to incorporate a DragonFly nonprofit to be involved, at some point.Â (Thanks, Christian Sturm)
Matthew Dillon has two comments on some small things that are absolutely essential: how to reach the CDROM and how to really back up existing partitions before installing DragonFly.
Joerg Sonnenberger’s bulk builds of pkgsrc are showing that almost everything in pkgsrc now builds on DragonFly.Â Â That’s 92% complete.
I can’t find the original post, but apparently pkg_install no longer complains about minor changes in system name, which can affect anyone installing binary packages.
Andreas Hauser recommends using greylisting to combat spam, and talks a little bit about how to do it.
As Matthew Dillon and others have described, if you install the latest bleeding-edge code (1.5) of DragonFly, there is a bug in the installer. To keep from being bit, first log in as ‘root’ and type:
ln -s a /etc/malloc.conf
Then log out and log in as ‘installer’ and proceed normally.
April 6th is the 1024th day since the DragonFly project was formed. Happy 8*8*8*2aversary, us!
dragonflybsd.org has been updated with a different logical layout; it’s my fault.