NYCBUG is having an installfest tonight, at the usual meeting place. Go, if you are near.
SeMiBUG meets tonight, 7 PM, Altair Engineering. Go, if you are near.
(not sure about capitalization on semibug…)
I’m sure there’s some recent stuff I missed; I will catch it in next week’s roundup.
- SeMiBUG meets Tuesday the 15th.
- FreeNAS datasets and snapshots.
- Defense at Scale. There’s a BSD system in there. (via)
- History of UNIX Design and Interfaces. BSD history mixed in. (via)
- 1 day / 1 game: solene@ playing Unexplored on OpenBSD. Links to FLV.
- OpenSSH 8.1 released. (via)
- Care and Feeding of OpenBSD Porters. (via)
- By the numbers: ZFS Performance Results from Six Operating Systems and Their Derivatives. This and following are vBSDCon 2019 videos. (via)
- Transitioning from FreeNAS to FreeBSD. (via)
- In-Kernel TLS Framing and Encryption for FreeBSD. (via)
- 20 Years of FreeBSD Jails. Last video. (via)
- Ken Thompson’s Unix password. He doesn’t need it. (via)
- OpenBSD crossed 400,000 commits. (via)
- Porting NetBSD to the AMD x86-64: a case study in OS portability. Old news but why not. (via)
- Resurrecting Ancient Operating Systems on Debian, Raspberry Pi, and Docker. Very early BSD. (via)
- FreeBSD and custom firmware on the Google Pixelbook. (via)
- Causing ZFS corruption for fun, profit, and quality assurance. Can’t tell if they are doing this on FreeBSD or not. (via)
ChiBUG meets tomorrow, the 8th. Go, if you are near Chicago.
There’s been a lot of BUG meetings lately; I think it’s time to form some more.
- Fixing up KA9Q-unix, or “neck deep in 30 year old codebases..” Packet radio!
- ZFS performance really does degrade as you approach quota limits.
- How To Set Up Buildbot on FreeBSD. (via)
- Next ChiBUG meeting: October 8th. I’ll post a reminder.
- pkgsrc-2019Q3 is out.
- Fuzzing Filesystems on NetBSD via AFL+KCOV. (PDF, via)
- NUMA Siloing in the FreeBSD Network Stack. (via)
- OPNsense 19.7.4 released.
- Project Trident 12-U8 available.
- FreeBSD 12.1-beta2 available.
sysupgrade(8)Added to OpenBSD 6.5.
- OpenBSD moving towards 6.6.
- Valuable News – 2019/10/01.
- Cannot destroy ‘pool/data’: dataset already exists.
- Support for the sgi platform discontinued. (OpenBSD)
Plan 9: Not dead, Just Resting, presented by Ori Bernstein, is happening tonight at the ever-mighty NYCBUG. Go, if you are near.
KnoxBUG meets tonight, with home labs being the topic. Go, if you are near.
Note there’s several BUG meetings coming up.
- KnoxBUG meets Monday, talking about home labs.
- Pure sh bible. POSIX sh, not bashisms, for once. (via)
- ZFS is not a universal filesystem that is always good for all workloads. Neither is HAMMER. It’s interesting to think of the edge cases.
- Taking NetBSD kernel bug roast to the next level: Kernel Fuzzers (quick A.D. 2019 overview). (via)
- Next NYCBUG meeting: Plan 9: Not dead, Just Resting, with Ori Bernstein. I’ll post a reminder, of course.
- EuroBSDCon 2019.
- 1 day / 1 game : Red Alert with games/openra. It’s a FLV file.
- Playing Ion Fury on OpenBSD. Another FLV link.
- 1 day / 1 game on OpenBSD: Sword of the Stars: The Pit by thfr@.
- fnaify 2.0 out. (via)
- Project Trident 12U7 now available.
- List Block Devices on FreeBSD lsblk(8) Style.
- Valuable News – 2019/09/23.
- OpenBSD at EuroBSDcon 2019.
Your book plug of the week: “Of course, if you don’t want to sponsor a book on SNMP I can’t blame you for that either. It’s a horrible topic that most of us would rather pretend didn’t exist.“
If you are near Portland, Oregon tonight and like pizza, go. Of course you like pizza!
- Ori Bernstein will be giving the October talk at NYCBUG.
- EuroBSDCon 2019 is happening right now. It might be streamed, though I haven’t yet found a link for that. (via)
- BSD Pizza Night: –
- Pinebook Pro, coming soon. Good for ARM development, but not a normal workstation. (via)
- The return of
startx(1)for non-root users [with some caveats].
- Setting up a mail server with OpenSMTPD, Dovecot and Rspamd.
- OpenBSD Moonlight game streaming client from a Windows + Nvidia PC.
- 2 more games added to the #PlayOnBSD shopping guide: Sumico and Unexplored.
- Project Trident 12-U6 now available.
- Setting up buildbot in FreeBSD jails. (via)
- Sourcehut makes BSD software better. (via)
- bhyvearm64: CPU and Memory Virtualization on Armv8.0-A. (via)
- UNIX artifacts on the way. Might be BSD? (via)
- Valuable News – 2019/09/16.
- This book is everywhere.
Still a backlog, no matter how much I link.
- HAMBSD. (via)
- vBSDCon 2019 trip report from iXSystems.
- Sponsorships open for SNMP Mastery. A summary post, too.
- Agenda for the next SEMIBUG meeting on the 17th.
- Using FreeBSD with Ports (2/2): Tool-assisted updating.
- Cool, but obscure X11 tools. More suggestions in the source link.
- soso: A Simple Unix-like Operating System. For comparison. (via)
- More on FreeBSD Refcount Overflows. (via)
- Rumpkernel assisted fuzzing of the NetBSD file system kernel code in userland. (via)
- Why (and how) we use OpenBSD at VidiGuard. (via)
- TrueNAS 11.2 and FreeNAS 11.2-U5 now available.
- scripts for monitoring vulns in FreeBSD jails.
- Valuable News – 2019/09/09.
- OpenBSD on the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen).
- [ports] rss2email update, save config before updating.
- DoH disabled by default in Firefox. You should do this everywhere.
Mentioning it here because it’s timely: the Vintage Computer Festival Midwest is happening this weekend, and if I wait until the normal day I would post this – Sunday in Lazy Reading – it will be too late. Go if you are anywhere near. (Credit goes to joshua stein on the ChiBUG mailing list – don’t forget their meeting next Tuesday.)
I have an RSS backlog now.
- ChiBUG meets this Tuesday.
- FreeBSD core team appoints a WG to explore transitioning from Subversion to Git. Part of the recent status report. (via)
- Related: Game of Trees.
- OpenBSD on fan-less Tuxedo InfinityBook 14″ v2. (via)
- How to configure a network dump in FreeBSD?
- 6.6-beta has been tagged.
- Package updates for -stable branch now available for amd64, i386 soon, and arm64.
- Valuable News – 2019/09/02.
- The fate of MirOS Linux, and a birthday post.
snmp(1)added to -current.
- Project Trident 12-U5 now available.
- BitreichCON 2019 talks available.
- The Dark Mod, imported. (via)
- LLVM santizers and GDB regression test suite.
- “Sudo Mastery, 2nd Edition” now out! mwl has a non-BSD fiction release too.
- Related: he has shirts now too. Read the backs.
Tomorrow’s NYCBUG meeting is “Setting up a convenient working environment“, with Ivan Ivanov. Go, if you are near. It will be streamed but I don’t have a link for that at the time I’m writing this.
I have a number of BSD user group notifications here – please tell me if you have a group and I’m not regularly posting about it.
- NYCBUG meeting on the 4th: Setting up a convenient working environment, with Ivan Ivanov. I’ll post a reminder.
- ChiBUG is meeting on the 17th. RSVP on the mailing list if you are going. I’ll post a reminder.
- vBSDCon 2019 is happening next weekend, on September 5-7, in Reston, VA. Go if you are near; every report I read about last year’s event said it was a rollicking good time. The schedule is up.
- FreeBSD on RISC-V as a voting machine test. BSD is common for embedded, high-security hardware – and people tend to not know because it’s embedded, high-security hardware. (via)
- What happened to Bitrig? I haven’t heard anything in some years.
- ‘Cube 2: Sauerbraten‘ on FreeBSD.
- Checking your pf.conf file without leaving the editor.
- The Sudo Mastery hardcover.
- Gcc 4.2.1 to be removed before FreeBSD 13, a firm timeline. (via)
- Add [FreeBSD] kernel-side support for in-kernel TLS. (via)
- Project Trident 12-U4 now available.
- GSoC 2019 Report: Adding NetBSD KNF to clang-format, Final.
- GSoC 2019 Report: Implementation of compat_netbsd32 DRM ioctl/Getting DRM applications running under compat-linux.
- Adapting TriforceAFL for NetBSD, Part 3.
- Enchancing [sic] Syzkaller Support for NetBSD, Part 3.
- Making sense of OpenBSD ‘
pfctl -ss‘ output for firewall state tables.
- Valuable News – 2019/08/26.
- OPNsense® partners with Sunny Valley Networks.
- OPNsense 19.7.3 released.
- [ports] Datadir added to default postgres flags.
- link-local address change.
- Using FreeBSD with Ports (1/2): Classic way with tools.
Andre Buskvekster is presenting at NYCBUG about video on OpenBSD, tomorrow. Go, if you are near.