The Month in BSD: November 2004by Sam Smith
Hi, and welcome to the roundup of what happened in the BSD-related world in the last month. It's been relatively quiet.
Wireless firmware licensing update
- Intel refuses to allow redistribution
- People at Intel to contact
- Kerneltrap interview with Theo de Raadt
- Slashdot article
"a free implementation of the Border Gateway Protocol, Version 4".
Hackathon Donations needed
"Magic happens when the developers get together in person; if you expect magic to keep on happening, we need your help."
FreeBSD 6.0 and onwards
(covers improvements to processes)
tailnow supports multiple files
- 386 support removed from 6-CURRENT
- FreeBSD trademark transferred to the FreeBSD Foundation.
- Hubert Feyrer musing about NetBSD history
- NetBSD Live CD runs ACM Programming Contest
- Interview with Hubert Feyrer by NetBSD Portugal
(not difficult to migrate)
Chroot within init(8)
(possibly a nice idea)
- Dillon goes on a bug fix frenzy
- "an interesting conversation that I don't understand"
- Process checkpointing fully integrated "with manpages and everything"
How the timers work in DF and FreeBSD
Apple open store in London
- Inside EuroBSDCon 2004 by Federico Biancuzzi
- EuroBSDCon 2004 report
- Group of pictures 1 ...
- ... 2 ...
- ... 3, 4 and 5
Emerging Technology Conference
(Emulation of multiple Virtual Machines; currently Linux, but FreeBSD soon)
How enthusiasts are changing our economy and society
"Everyone needs a hobby and government should invest in leisure activities to encourage community cohesion"
- BBC News Article
- Downloadable PDF of the report
- Publication Information
- "Give Geeks A Chance Says Think-Tank"
BSD settlement between USL and Regents of California published
It's a peace treaty between the parties.
- "Keep it Simple and Sloppy"
- Text Editor Addicts
- FreeBSD for Linux users
- Review of "Secure Architectures with OpenBSD"
- Not all open source licenses are the same
- Make: Evolution and Alternatives
- eWeek Review: OpenBSD 3.6 Widens Its Scope
- Windows accident takes out 80,000 systems at UK DWP
- Danny O'Brien: To Evil!
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