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If you happen to live in Holland with some spare NVIDIA cards, SMP motherboards, or hard drives, or you live anywhere in the US with a spare laptop that could run DragonFly, then you should be looking at the Donations page.
Sascha Wildner is looking for people to try his 16/32 bit patch for syscons, the DragonFly console mechanism.
Matthew Dillon’s clarified how to have source recognition for your contribution to DragonFly.
dragonflybsd.org now has a donations page.
Matthew Dillon has committed code that makes a ‘
make buildkernel/nativekernel‘ remove the obj heirarchy before starting; this solves the occasional out-of-date file problem during a system build. Also, ‘
make quickkernel‘ is now possible, so if you are building a system with source that has not been updated since the last build, you can save time and use the ‘
quickworld‘ and ‘
quickkernel‘ targets instead of ‘
buildworld‘ and ‘
Emiel Kollof has updated (Jeroen Ruigrok/’asmodai’ committed) dfports/x11/nvidia-driver to version 184.108.40.206.
Joerg Sonnenberger has committed a large update, written by Andreas Hauser, to the port overrides for Xorg. It’s much more likely to work now, if you are looking to switch from XFree86.
“Micha³ ‘GiM’ Spadliñski” posted a link to a 80×15 DragonFly banner.
If you’re feeling religious: a petition for Flash on BSD.
MAtthew Dillon warned that the ongoing VFS work will make the use of buildkernel/installkernel absolutely necessary for kernel installation, for anyone using filesystems other than those built into the kernel.