Blob avoidance

If you’re concerned about (or involved in) device documentation, there’s a new wiki site called Vendor Watch, which lists the state of efforts to get different hardware vendors to document their hardware in a way that makes it usable for open source efforts.

Wiki down is down, along with  The wiki was on a separate server from the rest of, so the rest of the domain is fine, but there’s currently no details on when the wiki will be running again, as the hosting company has apparently taken the server offline.

devfs quickly

Anyone want to write a new devfs? (That’s device file system, if you haven’t seen the term before.) A discussion about tracking disks and their appropriate mount points ended with Matthew Dillon noting that at this point, the DragonFly system is cleaned up enough that this would be an approachable task for someone with experience.