Emiel Kollof’s changes to the NVIDIA binary video driver have been committed; it will no longer break with the recent /dev changes.
Hiten Pandya noted that, if you are creating a port override in dfports, setting CCVER=gcc3 and testing your override using the different compiler is a good idea. He’s found a few ports where poeple didn’t do that and the build was broken.
Sascha Wildner described in a post to dragonfly.bugs,
/etc/rc.conf will enable your system to save crash dumps in
/var/crash, saving the effort of retyping them in a post. (“makeoptions DEBUG=-g” in your kernel config is also needed.)
Emiel Kollof has fixed up the NVIDIA driver – This diff makes it possible to update your kernel and still use the driver; the change to the dfports override is forthcoming.
‘esmith’ got Java applets working in Opera 7.5 thisaway:
Continue reading “Java Applets in Opera”
Chris Pressey committed the last stage of Andre Nathan’s gigantic K&R -> ANSI cleanup of source. 21 stages, in all.
The latest dev numbering changes from Matt Dillon will break the NVIDIA binary driver, if you are using it. Emiel Kollof is working on a new version, and until that’s set, avoid updating if you want to keep your NVIDIA driver working.
cvs is now at version 1.12.8, updated by Matt Dillon.
The network connection to dragonflybsd.org appears to be down – nntp is not accessible, and the website isn’t either.
Update: It’s back online.
I’ve committed a partial section on installation in docs, which – if we’re lucky – will be completely superseded by a DragonFly installer program.
Joerg Sonnenberger has updated the
bktr(4) driver to match what’s current in FreeBSD, including a new
msp driver (from Linux), and support for the Terratec TValue, which was submitted by Patrick Mauritz.
cc3 has been switched back to stabs output, temporarily until DWARF2 support comes into
gdb5 or DragonFly gets
Brock Johnson submitted and Eirik Nygaard committed version 3.8.3 of
tcpdumpand 0.8.3 of
Chris Pressey wrote down how to fake a hard drive as a ‘live CD’.
A new ‘known stable’ ISO is on the Download page. This one should hopefully be free of the wierd filesystem corruption bug that’s been hitting people.
Matt Dillon’s tracked down a nasty filesystem corruption bug in the
lockf code; everyone should update, rebuild, reboot, and do a
fsck to make sure your disk is intact.
‘Gabor MICSKO’ has written up the current DragonFly installation process in Hungarian, with screenshots, even.