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FreeBSD 10.1 RC3 Has ZFS, UDPLite Fixes

FreeBSD 10.1 RC3 was a few days late but it's out there this Thursday afternoon. FreeBSD 10.3 takes care of an API incompatibility between 10.0-RELEASE and the earlier 10.1-RC2 state (due to the libopie library) and aside from that this third release candidate has a lot of other fixes.

23 October 2014 - FreeBSD 10.1 - 14 Comments
Ten Year Old "Critical" Bug Discovered In OpenBSD

While OpenBSD generally prides itself on being a secure, open-source operating system and focusing more on code corectness and security rather than flashy features, it turns out a potential security bug has been living within OpenBSD for the past decade.

6 October 2014 - OpenBSD - Add A Comment
OpenBSD Made Progress On Their Systemd-Compatible Replacement

This summer a student developer began work on DBus daemons that accept systemd calls and emulated their behavior with their own native calls, in order to make drop-in replacements for BSD platforms where systemd is not supported and the upstream systemd developers have no plans of supporting.

7 September 2014 - systemd utils - 27 Comments
DragonFlyBSD Finally Gets Haswell Graphics Support

While Broadwell is right around the corner and Intel's open-source Linux developers are already working on Skylake graphics support, the DragonFlyBSD crew has just managed Haswell graphics support for their DRM driver ported from FreeBSD that in turn was ported from an earlier version of the Linux kernel.

11 August 2014 - DragonFly-Haswell - 1 Comment
Facebook Is Hiring To Make Linux Networking Better Than FreeBSD

Facebook is hiring another Linux kernel engineer to join its growing kernel team. The goal for the new employee will be to make "the Linux kernel network stack to rival or exceed that of FreeBSD" and carry out other improvements to the Linux network stack.

7 August 2014 - Linux vs. FreeBSD Networking - 58 Comments

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