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DragonFlyBSD's HAMMER2 File-System Continues Maturing

Back in 2012 the HAMMER2 file-system was announced and lead DragonflyBSD developer Matthew Dillon didn't believe it would be until some time a year later (2013) that this HAMMER successor would all pan out. After more than three years of development, HAMMER2 seems like it's getting into shape.

27 August 2015 - HAMMER2 - 4 Comments
OpenSSH 7.0 Released

OpenSSH 7.0 has been released, the latest major update to the OpenBSD-led project that provides a widely-used SSH 2.0 implementation.

11 August 2015 - OpenSSH 7.0 - 4 Comments
NetBSD 7.0-RC2 Released

For users of NetBSD, the second release candidate for its upcoming 7.0 release is now available.

29 July 2015 - NetBSD 7.0-RC2 - 1 Comment
DragonFlyBSD Finally Has Working Valley View / Bay Trail Graphics Support

The upstream Linux kernel has had its upstream Valley View DRM graphics support for a few years now for the HD Graphics found within Intel's Atom/Celeron "Bay Trail" SoCs. The DragonFlyBSD kernel as of today has finally managed to put its Linux-ported Intel DRM driver into a state that it too can support Valley View.

20 July 2015 - Intel Valley View - 1 Comment
FreeBSD 10.2 Beta 1 Released

The first beta of the upcoming FreeBSD 10.2 release is now available. Besides the generic FreeBSD 10.2-BETA1 spins for x86, x86_64, IA64, PowerPC, PowerPC 64-bit, and SPARC 64-bit, there are also ARMv6 spins for the Beaglebone, CuBox-Hummingboard, RaspberryPi B, and Wandboard.

11 July 2015 - FreeBSD 10.2 - 20 Comments
Smallwall 1.8.2 Released To Let Monowall Live On

This past February, Monowall announced the end of development as one of the most popular FreeBSD-based network/firewall focused distributions. For those still searching for a new replacement, Smallwall 1.8.2 has been released as the successor to Monowall 1.8.1.

12 June 2015 - Smallwall Firewall - Add A Comment
DragonFlyBSD Now Supports Parallelized Kernel Module Building

Matthew Dillon's latest addition to DragonFlyBSD will help those that build out the full kernel themselves: parallelized kernel module builds. This change for developers allows the the kernel build process to be multiple times faster when doing a full kernel build.

9 June 2015 - Parallel Kernel Module Builds - 1 Comment
DragonFlyBSD Now Has KMS Console Support

With work on porting the Linux Intel and Radeon DRM/KMS drivers progressing, within DragonFlyBSD Git they've made the first "hacky steps" for making their system console work with the KMS drivers.

6 June 2015 - KMS Console - Add A Comment

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