FreeBSD SMP scalable PF coming to FreeBSD HEAD

Gleb Smirnoff writes on the FreeBSD PF Mailing List about a some improvements he has made to make Packet Filter (PF) SMP-scalable and faster: “As you already may now, last half a year I’ve been working on making pf SMP-scalable and faster in general. More...

FreeBSD quick news: Amazon EC2, OpenBSD and FBI

Some exciting and eyebrow raising news items: FreeBSD on Amazon EC2 FreeBSD developer Colin Percival announced on his blog that FreeBSD 9-CURRENT now runs on Amazon EC2: One of my largest complaints about Amazon EC2 ever since it launched has been my inability to run...