FreeBSD 7.0-RC3 released

FreeBSD 7.0-RC3 released

The availability of the third release candidate for FreeBSD 7.0 has been announced today. We’re doing a ‘mini-RC3’ to encourage testing of the Highpoint driver (hptrr) backout. Testing of 7.0-RC2 showed there were problems with the driver update done...

Firefox 3 beta3 uses essential FreeBSD 7 technology

jemalloc, the new default memory allocator in FreeBSD and set to become the internal allocator in Firefox 3, was turned on by default for Linux today. That means by tonight Linux builds should go live on the aforementioned nightlies page with jemalloc enabled. The...

FreeBSD news – quick links (week 6)

1) Hex Live CD 1.0.3 released HexLive is a live cd based on FreeBSD and build with the FreeSBIE toolkit. It is suited for network analysis. The idea behind this network analysis live cd builds up, according to the authors, on one of Richard Bejtlichs books. From the...
The FreeBSD Foundation february update

The FreeBSD Foundation february update

The following is taken from the FreeBSD Foundation update for February 2008: Financial Update Last year we had a fund raising goal of $250,000. We are extremely pleased that we exceeded our goal by raising over $400,000! We want to thank everyone who donated to the...