This week’s BSD Now covers a bunch of releases, a good rc.d argument, and a “How I Did This” story. HIDT? That’s a good acronym.
No theme, just everything in a bucket.
- NetBSD-current now has GCC 9.3.0 for x86/ARM, with ASan, TSan (for 64bit archs), UBSan and LSan. (via)
- FreeBSD Core Team office hours this week.
- Interprocess Communication in FreeBSD 11 – Performance Analysis. (via)
- Rolling distribution releases versus periodic releases are a tradeoff. Linked here because BSD releases are both (point and -current)
- Over 1000 subscribers celebration thread!
- webcam on MidnightBSD.
- nut – testing shutdown and startup.
- GSoC Reports: Benchmarking NetBSD, third evaluation report.
- FuryBSD 2020-Q3 The world’s first OpenZFS based live image.
- Retro UNIX. Sorta PreBSD. (via)
- FreeBSD 12.2 beta1.
- TrueNAS 12.0rc1.
- BSD Link Roundup 9.11.
- Firewall Ban-sharing across machines.
- Valuable News – 2020/09/14.
- My New Project: zedfs.com.
- login_ldap added to -current. (OpenBSD)
The theme of this week’s BSD Now seems to be about new roles for BSD, cause there’s talk about clustering and console changes.
Perhaps a performance tweaks mini-theme this week?
- Valuable News – 2020/09/07.
- OPNsense 20.7.2 Released.
- Quare FreeBSD?
- FreeBSD Mini Git Primer. (via)
- Install OpenBSD 6.7 with Disk Encryption and FVWM Ricing. Note for non-English speakers: “ricing” is a derogatory term. (via)
- NetBSD Tips and Tricks. (via)
- OpenBSD/FreeBSD performance.
- Beginner’s Guide to FreeBSD. More of an overview. (via)
- nut – testing the shutdown mechanism.
- The GNU GDB Debugger and NetBSD (Part 4)
- pkgsrc Developer Monotony. Common in any open source project in the long term, I think.
- MidnightBSD 1.2.8 and MidnightBSD 2.0-CURRENT.
This week’s BSD Now is a mix of historical content, and ZFS news items. Surely one or both of those interest you?
It’s a good mix this week.
- ChiBUG’s next meeting is in a few days, the 8th. I’ll post about it again.
- FreeBSD 11.3 EOL.
- Modernizing the OpenBSD console.
- Valuable News – 2020/08/31.
- FreeBSD Cluster with Pacemaker and Corosync.
- 6.8-beta tagged in CVS. (OpenBSD)
- PPP Over a WiFi232. Incidentally, how to run a PPP server in OpenBSD.
- GSoC 2020: Report-2: Fuzzing the NetBSD Network Stack in a Rumpkernel Environment.
- Find which package provides a given file in OpenBSD.
- The roles of OSs have changed. I like the alternate world suggestion.
- Running Wine in a 32-bit sandbox on 64-bit NetBSD. (via)
- In Unix, what do some obscurely named commands stand for? If you’ve been reading this Digest for some time, I bet you already know many of these. (via)
- My Broadcast [The UNIX rwall problem]. (via)
No pun in this week’s BSD Now title, but that’s usual now. ZFS news is the bulk of this week’s episode.
No theme, but plenty of variety.
- A reimplementation of NetBSD based on a microkernel.
- Valuable News – 2020/08/24.
- “TLS Mastery” Covers Reveal, with T-shirts and Posters.
- TrueNAS 12.0 beta out.
- MidnightBSD 1.2.7 out.
- pkgdb belongs in libdata, not var. Them’s fightin’ words!
- rc.d belongs in libexec, not etc. Them too!
- GhostBSD financial reports. I like seeing this out in the open. (via)
- What is the oldest BSD? Not as short an answer as you may think. (via)
- Tarsnap podcast episode with FreeBSD ex security officer Colin Percival. (via)
- From 8′ to 4″: massive pkgsrc performance gain by replacing a shell script with awk.
This week’s BSD Now is a nice round number, 365, and covers all sorts of subjects. I like the command line tools vs Hadoop link.
Started this with overflow from last week.
- New fnaify games: Eagle Island, Ruggnar, Camera Obscura.
- Trademarks disputes in tech. Linked for NetBSD mention.
- Android debugging in OpenBSD.
- Speed up pkgsrc on retrocomputers. (via)
- Important parts of Unix’s history happened before readline support was common.
- Bringing zpool checkpoints to a FreeBSD bootloader.
- Sandbox for FreeBSD. (via)
- HardenedBSD August 2020 Status Report and Call for Donations.
- PostgreSQL on FreeBSD advancements. (via)
- You don’t need tmux or screen for ZFS.
- OPNsense 20.7.1 released.
- Valuable News – 2020/08/17.
- LibreSSL documentation status update.
- A 35 Year Old Bug in Patch.
- Changing from one dataset to another within a FreeBSD [iocage] jail.
- FreeBSD on SPARC64 (is dead).
This week’s BSD Now talks about a bunch of different hardware platforms.
Check the BSDCan videos this week; there’s more than a day’s worth of material right there.
- BSDCan 2020 videos. (via)
- File handling in Unix: tips, traps and outright badness. Not only BSD. (via)
- My views on some conventions for Unix command line options, followed by Unix options conventions are just that, which makes them products of culture. Related to last week’s options links.
- A Generation Lost in the Bazaar. 2012 but still accurate. (via)
- EvilQuest on OpenBSD.
- FreeBSD and Jails at BSD Rennes, an event I did not know about. Here’s more.
- Drawing Pictures The Unix Way – with pic and troff.
- Valuable News – 2020/08/10.
- Recovering 2.11BSD, fighting the patches.
- LLVM 10.0.0 imported into -current.
- NetBSD on the NanoPi NEO2. (via)
- GSoC Reports: Benchmarking NetBSD, second evaluation report.
- GSoC 2020 Second Evaluation Report: Curses Library Automated Testing.
This week’s BSD Now links to recent items on the UNIX way of tools, which is certainly a source of endless thinkpieces but also good history to know.
Fun variety this week.
- FreeBSD 11.4-RELEASE Now Available on Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
- 2.11BSD Missing Patches.
- Ultra Hat Dimension – PlayOnBSD. Mostly linking because of the name.
- Valuable News – 2020/08/03.
- BSD Gaming is Improving – Proton on FreeBSD. (via)
- A BSD phone lives! Sorta.
- BSD Router Project 1.97. (via)
- FSF’s Free Software Gang almost included FreeBSD.
- Bootstrapping 2.11BSD (no patches) from 2.11BSD pl 195.
- GSoC Reports: Fuzzing Rumpkernel Syscalls, Part 2.
- GSoC Reports: Enhancing Syzkaller support for NetBSD, Part 2.
- The GNU GDB Debugger and NetBSD (Part 3).
That last link is around the corner from me.
- Audio Subsystem on Single Board Computers.
- Finding file duplicates with fdupes on FreeBSD.
- nvi2 in FreeBSD ports.
- First screen shot of 2.11BSD as released.
- When Unix learned to reboot(2).
- Valuable News – 2020/07/27.
- OPNsense® 20.7 “Legendary Lion” released.
- Software inventory with Salt on FreeBSD. (via)
- My FreeBSD Laptop Build by Cyberdyne. (via)
- Installing Debian Under FreeBSD Bhyve. (via)
- Refactoring the FreeBSD Kernel with Checked C. (PDF, via)
This week’s BSD Now talks about a number of different releases, and also Emulex.
Lots of old BSD this week.
- Traditional Unix Toolchains. (via)
- 2.11BSD Original Tapes Recreation. Patch level 0. (via)
- Related: Adding Networking to 2.11BSD pl 195.
- Related if you want to do this yourself: SIMH Setup for 2.11BSD pl 0 Project.
- How to do Pull-ups to pkgsrc-stable.
- MidnightBSD 1.2.3 tagged.
- Enable Duo 2FA for SSH on MidnightBSD. Useful for any BSD.
- ZFS High Availability Filesystem With minio on FreeBSD. (via)
- Valuable News – 2020/07/20.
- April to June 2020 Status Report for FreeBSD.
- I’m back into the grind of FreeBSD’s wireless stack and 802.11ac and Fixing up ath_rate_sample to actually work well with 11n.
This week’s BSD Now is making reference to the episode count, I think. Of note this week: lots of how-to-do-this sorts of links.